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State schools’ chief moves to lower stakes of standardized test scores

The Georgia Milestones test that typically is a high stakes nailbiter could have a negligible effect on students' final grades this year if State...

Amid campus COVID spread Georgia colleges to push for in-person class

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley Tuesday defended his decision to bring students back to campus for in-person learning and pledged to continue...

Georgia State’s Becker to resign after leading transformative change

Georgia State University President Mark Becker is stepping down from his position in June after more than a decade in charge of the state's...

Georgia college students adapt to online classes, new kind of tests

Georgia Southern University’s Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung stays away from campus these days unless he has a class to teach, and he's not the...

COVID figures spike at UGA again as 1,400 students infected

The University of Georgia saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row. The college said Wednesday that 1,417 positive tests were...

Waiving SAT as HOPE requirement beyond 2021 an open question

Charles Mendels has helped thousands of students prepare to get into college as the founder and head tutor at Atlanta-based Access Test Prep. He and...

Loeffler joins push to underwrite private school tuition as part of...

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lamar Alexander is pushing Congress to underwrite private school tuition as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic — one...

Milestones test might be back for Georgia students despite pandemic

Georgia schools should plan to offer high-stakes tests like Georgia Milestones this year after tests were called off last spring due to the pandemic,...

Middle Ga. students and families struggle to start school online

A few weeks before the start of school in Macon, Tayesha Banks came to Heritage Elementary School to pick up a laptop for her...

Students and staff navigate uneasy return to Georgia’s college campuses

Georgia Southern University sophomore Clara Jordan watches nervously as her classmates walk the campus with their masks slung under their noses or strapped on...
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