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Supreme Court upholds tax-credit scholarships for religious schools

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a state-funded k-12 school scholarship program in Montana cannot exclude children who attend religious private schools, raising...

State OKs spending on Georgia Milestones as it tries to cancel...

Georgia students appear headed to their second school year in a row without high-stakes testing, but the Georgia Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday...

Slashed state school funding plan recalls Great Recession austerity

For Haven Yancey of south Georgia’s Berrien County, fifth grade was the first year she didn’t get her own textbooks. Now 19, Yancey was in...

Georgia Senate cuts $2.6B from next year’s spending plan, $1B from...

The state Senate passed its version of next year’s shrunken spending plan Friday, with the vote falling along party lines. Senate budget writers unveiled a proposal...

Georgia’s Allen, McBath split at House hearing over school funding

WASHINGTON — Georgia Rep. Rick Allen suggested Monday that more federal funding to help the nation’s schools as they prepare to reopen this fall...

Some Georgia parents dread return to classroom as pandemic persists

Gwinnett County mom Sherri Atkinson knows all too well what it’s like to care for a child with a serious illness. Back in 2009, a...

Pre-kindergarten classes on chopping block as state slashes spending

Fewer students, empty classrooms and reduced teacher paychecks could be in store for the state lottery-funded pre-K program that teaches Georgia’s youngest schoolchildren letters...

Georgia high school graduates adapting to new paths to college

High schools are still awarding diplomas, signs congratulating graduates are popping up in yards again this year and if you brave a trip to...

Georgia’s universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across Georgia and the rest of the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but...
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