Earl Colvin, executive director of the Cannonball House, gave me the short version of his driving tour of Macon's Civil War sites. While some of the landmarks he points out are well known, others are seldom seen, but right under our noses.
 
The Board of Regents is considering a 100% smoke-free policy for all public colleges and universities in Georgia. Right now, schools decide their own tobacco policies. If the Regents approve the ban next month, it would go into effect in July. A...
Christopher Blake is the first permanent head of the newly consolidated institution that combines the former Middle George College with Macon State College.
Many students across the state were supposed to be back in the classroom Monday, but instead, they spent their first scheduled school day after winter break at home. Dozens of school systems have canceled classes for Monday and Tuesday because of...
Soon, ships sailing through the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick will get to their destinations a little bit slower. That’s because of a federal regulation to protect the endangered right whale. Officials are now enforcing a speed limit for ships,...
The Defense Department is taking a look at how it educates military children. And two Georgia military bases are part of the study. The department's education officials will be looking at graduation rates, test results and community...
When American troops left Vietnam in 1975, they left something behind: landmines. In the decades since, more than a hundred thousand civilians have been killed or maimed by unexploded ordnance. Mercer University officials are hoping to massively...
Georgia educators will soon implement new programs for the state’s youngest students. Governor Nathan Deal announced Thursday the state was one of six to earn a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grant from the U.S. Department of Education...
Time is running out for people taking the current GED test. They have until Dec. 31 to complete all five portions of the high school equivalency exam. A new GED begins in January, and anyone who hasn’t completed the current exam will have to start...
The graduation rate in Georgia’s public high schools is up nearly two percent this year, according to figures released Wednesday. For the first time in three years, 71 percent of Georgia high school students received a diploma. This is the third...
Though Steve Smith is about midway through a one-year stint as interim leader of Bibb County schools, he says there is still a way to go to improve the school system.