Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers and Sen. John Albers have sponsored a bill that would allow parents to step in to help overhaul failing schools.
Georgia once again has some of the best Advanced Placement test scores in the country. High school students taking college level courses did better this year than last.
A state agency has found far fewer wrong answers erased and replaced on the CRCT from a year ago in a review of 2010 test results.
The president of Georgia’s only public medical school wants to hire 500 new faculty members by 2018. It’s part of an effort to make the Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta one of the top research schools in the country.
The 22-title collection includes one of the first books ever printed in English, "Polychronicon," a 15th century volume of universal history.
More than two dozen school districts across the state are getting closer to putting to use the first infusion of Race to the Top money.
Most of Georgia’s 180 school districts have agreed to join a statewide computer database that stores student information. Officials with the state Department of Education say the network will hold test scores and attendance records and make it easier for teachers to track student progress.
Georgia is running out of money for a program that had public and private school advocates protesting three years ago. That's when lawmakers approved a tax credit that funds private schools. The credit has proved popular. And now that the state is closing in on the program's budget limit, private school advocates say, lawmakers should increase funding.
School districts in Georgia are revamping policies to combat bullying based on new state guidelines, hoping to stem behavior that educators across the country say has become rampant in schools.
Georgia already has 10,000 children waiting for a spot in one of its pre-kindergarten programs. In Augusta some educators worry that potential cuts to pre-k could mean the list won’t be shrinking any time soon.