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.
Republican Governor-elect Nathan Deal says deep cuts to education could be needed if the state wants to escape its budgetary crisis. That includes possible reductions to the HOPE Scholarship program
President Obama is putting the 'MythBusters' team to the test. He is requesting that they retry the myth of the Archimedes' solar death ray. They are taking him up on it - with more manpower.
The results are "an absolute wake-up call for America," Education Secretary Arne Duncan tells the Associated Press. "We have to deal with the brutal truth. We have to get much more serious about investing in education.'
Governor Perdue today answered a charge by a group of black Atlanta pastors that the State’s investigation into cheating on the CRCT is a "witch hunt" against black teachers. The clergy is protesting possible criminal charges against...
Business and Education leaders in Macon for Education Reform Conference. Issues like accountability, charter schools, and standardized testing discussed. Many viewpoints shared.
A new resource center for industry and academic research laboratories will be built.
Local school boards do have total control over how to spend local tax dollars. If they don’t want a charter school, they don’t fund it.
A new report says number of so-called dropout factories went down between 2002 and 2008. Education officials says graduation coaches key to success. Coaches cut by some districts.
The college will show the largest collegiate display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the world in tribute to World AIDS Day on Wednesday.
A group that supports charter schools has given Georgia’s charter school law a C. They say it’s because the law is too weak.