Wed., June 20, 2012 4:31pm
Lawmakers passed a bill this year that tweaked the formula that allocates money to Georgia’s school districts. The intention was to make sure more money went to poor, rural districts.
Fri., April 6, 2012 1:12pm
The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate a complaint that Georgia’s school funding formula discriminates against students with disabilities. The complaint, filed by The Southern Poverty Law Center in November, alleges that schools receive more money when they keep disabled students in separate classrooms.
Wed., September 28, 2011 12:21pm
Amarillo-based Palo Duro Meat is recalling 40,000 pounds of frozen fine ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.
Mon., September 12, 2011 1:59pm
School systems are finding ways to fill a health care insurance hole. They found out about it after they’d completed their budgets for the year
Thu., August 19, 2010 2:14pm
When Congress passed the bill last week, the governor’s office said it would like to hold onto the $322 million for next school year when stimulus dollars run out.
Sun., August 8, 2010 8:45pm
Many school systems throughout the state are starting the new school year this week. Some students are returning to larger classes, fewer programs and a shortened school year.
Tue., July 6, 2010 5:04pm
The newly appointed Superintendent of Schools has just one week to gather thousands of signatures to run in the race to keep his seat as head of Georgia’s schools.
Thu., June 24, 2010 1:05pm
Fourteen school systems will divvy up about $4.5 million to build more bike paths and walkways around their schools.
Sat., May 22, 2010 7:58am
Authorities say the boy pleaded guilty in Bibb County Juvenile Court Friday
Thu., March 11, 2010 5:36pm
Thousands of Georgia students learned new trade skills and about some caree