A new law signed by President Obama Monday hopes to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. The $4.5 billion effort takes aim at school lunch programs in Georgia and around the nation.
Officials from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools are visiting the 50,000-student district Thursday and Friday.
Eighty-eight percent say a country's education system has a major effect on its economic health.
Judge Robert J. Castellani will join Emory's Center for the Study of Law and Religion on Jan. 1.
The public pins most of the blame for poor college graduation rates on students and their parents and gives a pass to colleges, government officials and others, a new Associated Press-Stanford University poll shows.
Award-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of the first blacks to register at the University of Georgia after the school was desegregated, is returning to the campus to mark the milestone anniversary.
Republican Governor-elect Nathan Deal says deep cuts to education could be needed if the state wants to escape its budgetary crisis. That includes possible reductions to the HOPE Scholarship program
A new study shows Georgia ranks among the top-10 states nationally in high school graduates enrolling for college. But once they get there, they take too long to finish or drop out. And earlier in the education system, fewer than half of ninth-graders are classified as having a “reasonable chance” of getting to college.
Georgia’s governor-elect says deeper cuts to education could be needed because of state budget woes. Nathan Deal tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship can't continue on its current path with drastic measures possibly needed to save that.
Governor Perdue today answered a charge by a group of black Atlanta pastors that the State’s investigation into cheating on the CRCT is a "witch hunt" against black teachers. The clergy is protesting possible criminal charges against educators. Fulton County’s District Attorney, Paul Howard, said he will seek criminal prosecutions if warranted in the cheating allegations at some Atlanta public schools.