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Few New Undocumented Students In Ga. Colleges

Just 242 students incoming students at Georgia's public colleges and universities are undocumented.

Regents To Approve More System Cuts--If Needed

The state’s University System is already running more than $220 million dollars leander for this school year. Now the Board of Regents is approving plans for even deeper cuts if state revenues remain weak.

1 In 4 College Freshmen Need Remedial Classes

One in four first-time freshmen entering the University System of Georgia require remedial classes. The statistics from the Board of Regents.

Nursing Gets Federal Boost

The Medical College of Georgia has received a $950,000 federal grant to help train nurses at the doctoral level. The program will prepare nurses for the acute care and critical care settings.

Pastor Arrested During Protest

Warner Robins police say they've charged pastor Donald Crosby with picketing without a permit for protesting Warner Robins High School's "Demon" nickname and mascot. Police spokeswoman Tabitha Pugh says 36-year-old Crosby was arrested on Monday after police told him he didn't have a permit, as required by the city.

DeKalb Schools Could Get SACS Focus

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools wants DeKalb school officials to respond to seven questions by the end of this month.

UGA Named Top U.S. Party School

The University of Georgia has won a national title this year -- top party school. The Princeton Review announced Monday that Georgia is the country's No. 1 party school on its now infamous annual list, ahead of No. 2 Ohio University and No. 3 Pennsylvania State University.

High Enrollment Means Crowded Dorms

Freshman at Albany State University will be sleeping triple. Dorms intended to sleep two will have three because of increased enrollment. University officials say the rooms are big enough to accomodate the extra roomate.

Tougher Math Has Students Fail

Nearly half of Georgia’s high school students failed the end of course math tests this year. It’s the first measure of a tougher curriculum.

Judge Urges Removal of School Board Members

The judge reviewing the actions of three Warren County school board members has reached a verdict for Governor Perdue. He is recommending the removal of board members Clara Roberts, Cecil Brown and Charles Culver. A group of Warren County residents took legal action against the trio after their alleged unprofessional behavior jeopardized the school system’s accreditation.

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