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Talking Numbers Counts For Kids' Math Skills

A new study by University of Chicago psychology professor Susan Levine finds that simply repeating the numbers isn't as good as helping kids understand what they mean.

MCG To Open Rome Campus

The Medical College of Georgia will open a new campus in Rome as part of a continued effort to increase its presence across the state.

UGA Adds Degree In Tifton

Students can now get agri-business degree at Tifton campus. Demand for major is high. Students asked for it.

Athletics To Fund UGA Professorship

For the first time ever, the University of Georgia Athletic Association is paying for a distinguished professorship at the university.

Tighter Rules For Teacher Raises

The state has tightened its rules on higher salaries for teachers who earn advanced degrees. No longer will just any advanced degree put them into an upper salary range.

College Enrollment Hits New High

The University System of Georgia is reporting a new record for fall enrollment.

High Schoolers Attend Model UN

More than 400 students from across the state will walk in the shoes of delegates from the the world's most influential governmental organization.

Emory To Host US Haiti Commander

Lt. Gen. P.K. Keen will discuss the work of the military in Haiti post the deadly earthquake for a Veteran's Day event.

Bibb Co. Schools Get New Chief

Rochester, Minn superintendent Romain Dallemand has been chosen to lead the school system, replacing Sharon Patterson who was forced out earlier this year.

Schools Use Funds On New Ideas

Savannah-Chatham County school officials say, they expect some push-back because of new school reform ideas being considered as part of the federal Race to the Top program. Under that program, the public schools in Chatham County would get about $13 to turn-around under-performing schools and get students up to their reading levels. But the aim is to change public education. And that could ruffle some feathers.

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