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School Bus Seat Belts Under Review

Some state lawmakers have discussed possible legislation about seat belts in school buses after the death of a 17 year old student this month.

Dean Kamen Explores Invention

The creator of the Segway and founder of the student robotic challenge is building excitement for invention in another way.

Mercer U gets $1M Grant for Student Services

The money will help support students from low-income households among others.

Power Struggle Hurts Atlanta Schools

A power struggle on the Atlanta School Board is getting the attention of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It accredits high schools. SACS Director Mark Elgart attended a school board meeting in Atlanta this week. He says a 4 to 5 power split on the board is deepening.

Dalai Lama Holds 'Office Hours' with Emory

The exiled spiritual leader is holding events with researchers, students, faculty and staff members.

Gwinnett Schools Win Prestigious Prize

The school district has snagged the $1M award which includes scholarship money for those in need.

GBI Agents Question Teachers

About 50 GBI Agents started questioning teachers and administrators at Atlanta Public schools today. The probe is part of an ongoing state investigation of possible cheating on CRCT tests last year.

Lawmakers Consider Seatbelts on School Buses

Georgia lawmakers may consider requiring school buses to come equipped with seat belts in the wake of a bus crash in Carroll County that killed a 17-year-old student.

Dalai Lama Visits Emory

The Dalai Lama will hold a series of events at Emory University this week on meditation, spirituality, and the arts.

Engineering At UGA Needs Study

The University of Georgia may need to convince lawmakers that it’s the best place for expanding engineering programs in the State. Governor Perdue convinced the Board of Regents to delay a vote on UGA’s engineering proposal.

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