Tue., September 20, 2011 12:30pm
By next fall, it will be harder for Georgia students who need remedial training to get into a public college or university. The University System of Georgia wants to cut the number of students who enroll but never obtain a degree.
Tue., March 15, 2011 1:33pm
Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law. The new Republican governor made fixing the landmark scholarship a centerpiece of his legislative agenda this session. The program had been set to go broke as lottery proceeds failed to keep pace with rising tuition and soaring college enrollment.
Tue., February 22, 2011 8:52am
Governor Nathan Deal wants top-performing Georgia high school students to receive free tuition at public colleges. Deal on Tuesday outlined sweeping changes he is proposing to the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship, which is struggling financially.
Thu., November 11, 2010 9:48am
The University System of Georgia is reporting a new record for fall enrollment.
Wed., September 22, 2010 9:59am
A committee of the Georgia Board of Regents Tuesday approved a plan to prevent illegal immigrants from attending state schools.
Tue., September 14, 2010 2:54pm
The governing body for the state’s 35 colleges and universities is doing a tour of a handful of institutions this week. Tuesday the Board of Regents were spread across north Georgia.
Wed., August 11, 2010 3:35pm
The university system of Georgia found that very few students entering this year are undocumented. The analysis comes after one Kennesaw State University student was found to be illegally in the country.
Wed., August 11, 2010 2:38pm
Just 242 students incoming students at Georgia's public colleges and universities are undocumented.
Tue., August 10, 2010 3:12pm
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.
Mon., August 2, 2010 2:55pm
A committee meeting of state lawmakers Monday sounded the alarm on evaporating funding for Georgia’s HOPE scholarship. One lawmaker says “the days are gone” where lottery proceeds can match money spent on HOPE.