Georgia’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday afternoon to raise tuition at the state’s public colleges. Starting in the fall, students at most schools will pay 2.5 percent more each semester. That’s between $32 and $85, depending on the school. Students say it will be tough to pay more. Armstrong Atlantic State University freshman Adrian Wyatt says to afford higher tuition, he might have to cut back the 16 credits he’s taking this semester.
 
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State records show Atlanta Public Schools spends more on administrator salaries than most other districts in the region, despite dropping enrollment, a low graduation rate and low test scores.
State officials say Georgia is withdrawing from a consortium to create standardized tests aligned with Common Core curriculum. State School Superintendent John Barge and Gov. Nathan Deal said Monday that Georgia is withdrawing from the Partnership...
Georgia will become one of 10 states to participate in a federal program aimed at improving the way students get free or reduced-price lunches at school. At least two school districts in metro Atlanta — Clayton County Schools and Atlanta Public...
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety has awarded $10,500 in scholarships to members of its teen advisory commission. The commissioners were appointed to the panel by Gov. Nathan Deal. They asked for harsher penalties for teens who are caught...
Georgia Regents University has partnered with a Chinese university to create an institute focused on advancing Chinese language studies and enhancing multicultural awareness. Georgia Regents University officials said Wednesday the Confucius...
Georgia students earned higher scores on many end-of-course exams this year than in 2012, but more than 60 percent failed to meet state standards in algebra. About 63 percent of students who took the algebra test this spring failed to meet state...
National tests being created for the Common Core educational standards could cost Georgia more than its current budget of $25 million for all types of assessments. A spokeswoman for Gov. Nathan Deal, says he is exploring options because of concerns...
The new national PTA president says he wants to stanch a decline in membership. Southeast Georgia aviation operations analyst Otha Thornton last month became the group's first African-American male top leader. The PTA has lost a million...
The Georgia Department of Education has an online tool to help parents get their children to read more. You can go to the Department of Ed website and click “Find A Book”.