Mon., June 11, 2012 6:00am
A state committee is working to change how the state funds schools. Georgia hasn’t updated its education funding formula since the 1980’s.
Tue., May 22, 2012 2:05pm
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators says it has concerns about losses at JPMorgan Chase and how they might affect a retirement plan for teachers.
Fri., February 4, 2011 4:55pm
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.
Thu., January 20, 2011 3:36pm
Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of the $400 million Race to the Top federal grant awarded last summer to Georgia.
Thu., November 11, 2010 2:01pm
The state has tightened its rules on higher salaries for teachers who earn advanced degrees. No longer will just any advanced degree put them into an upper salary range.
Fri., September 17, 2010 1:41pm
The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor both say if elected, they’d make education a top priority. Both Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes spoke to a teachers’ group this week.
Mon., June 7, 2010 3:12pm
Federal dollars come with stings attached for Bibb County educators
Fri., February 19, 2010 8:11pm
School systems in Georgia say layoffs will be a last resort after facing cu
Fri., January 1, 2010 4:27pm
The state legislature considers full funding of teacher bonus program