Thu., May 30, 2013 6:30pm
Degree-granting institutions are responding to austere budgets by catapulting themselves into the world of online education. But some professors point to low online completion rates as evidence that these "massive open online courses" do a disservice to students.
Thu., May 30, 2013 9:00am
University of Georgia President-elect Jere Morehead has announced a former UGA president has been appointed to serve as interim dean of the Terry College of Business. A national search for a permanent dean was halted earlier this month, and Morehead says the search will resume this fall.
Tue., May 28, 2013 11:30am
Indian reservations don't collect state property taxes, meaning most of their education budget comes directly from the federal government. With graduation rates already low, administrators worry about what larger class sizes and fewer school buses will do to the community.
Mon., May 27, 2013 7:43pm
This Memorial Day the Atlanta History Center is dedicating its newly expanded Veterans Park. organizers will scatter so-called "sacred soil." It comes from battlefields around the world where Americans fought and died for our country.
Mon., May 27, 2013 12:01pm
More Mandarin Chinese education for Macon students
Mon., May 27, 2013 11:00am
A two-year study by the University System of Georgia shows classrooms are empty during most of the week. At most schools, the results show capacity for additional courses and for some bigger classes. System administrators say each school in the system has individual characteristics that affect utilization.
Mon., May 27, 2013 3:00am
Culinary students are taking over a money-losing state-owned restaurant on Jekyll Island. College of Coastal Georgia will be sending culinary students to operate Fins on the Beach. A Jekyll Island Authority official says the concept will take the profit pressure off the state.
Sat., May 25, 2013 1:30pm
The French Parliament is at odds over a measure that allows French universities to teach in English. Those in favor say it will help attract more international students, while opponents fear it will marginalize the French language.
Fri., May 24, 2013 1:00pm
The Chicago school board voted to close dozens of schools, despite community protests that the closings disproportionately affect minority students. Now the teachers union and community activists want to change the system and oust the elected officials who disagreed with them.
Fri., May 24, 2013 11:00am
Six elementary schools and a middle school at Fort Benning will close for up to five days in September because of teacher furloughs. Department of Defense Education Activity director Marilee Fitzgerald said the furloughs will affect some 11,000 educators working in the nine-month category throughout the department.