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Controversial ‘education savings account’ bill likely to return in 2020

Georgia lawmakers could get another bite of the apple next year, as controversial legislation that proposes to steer state money away from public schools...

Sunshine Laws apply to state officials’ open meetings training, too

The Georgia Department of Education board is set to get together Nov. 7, and this time around the public can expect compliance with the...

Presidential candidate Warren goes after charter school industry

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is one of the Democratic presidential frontrunners, is going after controversial charters schools that have been blossoming nationwide and...

Columbia County Schools take unusual step to remove best-selling novel

A Georgia-born author of a 2017 New York Times bestseller says Columbia County Schools are doing students a disservice by removing her book and...

Mental health aid for Georgia school kids might be spared budget...

A north Georgia school superintendent lamented at an August gathering of lawmakers in Jasper that some of his 3,600 students often arrive for classes...

University system’s rural programs on Board of Regents cut list today

Agricultural, medical and library programs run by Georgia’s state-funded universities are poised for budget cuts in response to the statewide belt tightening Gov. Brian...

State education board considers modest cuts at Wednesday meeting

Members of Georgia’s Board of Education Wednesday mulled the governor’s recent order to cut fat in spending plans for this year and next. The department...

Grant to Georgia College nursing program a remedy for rural health...

A newborn might be in one room, a great grandmother in the next and an injured farmer in still another room. For Dr. Sallie Coke,...

School achievement measures miss mark on student performance

As Georgia school districts kicked off the new school year this month, educators, parents and stakeholders are rejoicing over the recently-released Milestones scores. A...

Teachers get only part of promised raises this school year Finding...

By the end of this week, the vast majority of Georgia’s schoolchildren will be back in the classroom and their teachers will have more...
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