Mon., May 20, 2013 7:08pm
University of Georgia officials have announced the school will extend some benefits to domestic partners similar to what married couples receive. UGA President Michael Adams says the school will offer dental and vision insurance to domestic partners of UGA employees.
Mon., May 20, 2013 7:34am
President Barack Obama told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives. About 500 students received undergraduate degrees on Sunday and became "Morehouse Men."
Mon., May 20, 2013 4:00am
More and more gardeners are bypassing the local nursery and instead starting their veggies from seed. Seeds are often cheaper and they give growers a bigger choice of varieties. At a community garden in Venice, Calif., students learn the ins and outs of gardening from scratch.
Fri., May 17, 2013 6:45pm
The commission working to preserve the culture of slave descendants on the Southeast coast will be hiring an executive director now that the federal government has approved its management plan. Commissioners from the Carolinas, Florida and Georgia applauded warmly Friday when the letter approving the plan was read during the panel's meeting in Conway.
Fri., May 17, 2013 6:15pm
Middle Georgia schools end the year with new direction.
Fri., May 17, 2013 12:00pm
Bibb County school officials have scrapped plans to start the year-round schooling for the 2014-15 year. School officials said Thursday that financial issues and the opposition of two-thirds of the staff made it too much of a challenge.
Fri., May 17, 2013 11:00am
Atlanta Public Schools is notifying parents that it will have to turn over students' education information starting Friday in response to a subpoena. The subpoena is related to the criminal case against former educators who are accused of cheating on standardized tests.
Fri., May 17, 2013 6:42am
In the popular Harry Potter series of novels, the boy wizard often uses an invisibility cloak he inherited from his farther. Atlanta high-school senior Julia Abelsky is working to make such vestments a reality. NASA hopes to return Americans to the moon and eventually build a permanent colony. Junior Sergio Parra from Auburn is working to make that cheaper by making concrete from materials on the moon’s surface. Both students are competing this week at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix.
Thu., May 16, 2013 10:15am
Students deemed "willfully defiant" accounted for nearly half of California's 700,000 suspensions last year. Many educators are cheering the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision to ban such suspensions, arguing the category is too broad and disproportionately targeted black students.
Wed., May 15, 2013 4:56pm
Governor Nathan Deal is pushing back on critics of Georgia’s public school curriculum. Deal issued an executive order Wednesday It re-affirms that the federal government isn’t in charge of school curricula in Georgia.