The Georgia Department of Education is considering a change in the way students are tested before graduating. The Georgia High School Graduation Test could be on its way out.
26 Georgia school districts find out what percentage of 200-million dollars they will receive. Money for improving schools. Funds should be released by early next year.
More Georgia students in Advanced Placement courses had higher scores in their exams than their national counterparts. The department of Education says 11.4 percent of Georgia AP test takers scored a 3, 4 or 5 compared to 8.3 percent nationwide.
Online courses have become more popular. Thousands of Georgia students now log on for college credits instead of walking into brick and mortar classrooms. But studies show that far more students drop out of online classes then their face to face counterparts. Some researchers at Kennesaw State University say getting on-line students to stay is an uphill battle.
A new grant will create an education reporting center in five southern states. GPB will lead the consortium which will add eight journalists to the region.
Officials at The University of Georgia want to bring a new engineering program to the college. It could mean competition for some other state schools.
Atlanta's public schools are under investigation to determine if fraud was committed by boosting scores on standardized tests.
Children in several Georgia counties will be getting free flu vaccinations at school. It’s the first time the state has offered the program to counties. The program’s intent is to keep kids healthy and in school.
South Georgia's Coffee County Schools will get another visit from their accrediting agency next month. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools placed the system on probation earlier this year after school board members became dysfunctional and micromanaging and threatened school staff.
A committee of the Georgia Board of Regents Tuesday approved a plan to prevent illegal immigrants from attending state schools.