Kids are heading back to school Thursday, and for many that will mean the end of long weekdays spent playing in city parks. GPB’s Emily Jones visited Hull Park in Savannah’s Chatham Crescent neighborhood to find out what keeps kids coming back summer after summer. There, one woman has been the heart of the park for more than four decades.
 
Researchers at Emory University have received a federal grant of nearly $12 million to study the HIV epidemic among women. The five-year National Institutes of Health grant is part of a recent expansion of the Women's Interagency HIV Cohort...
The University of Georgia and a New York-based non-profit will split $3.8 million to help Georgians sign up for health insurance under the new federal health care law. UGA and the non-profit Seedco will work in different areas of the state.
The University System of Georgia took several steps Wednesday to establish a more comprehensive approach to guiding the state's 31 public colleges and universities. The Board of Regents voted to implement a new policy determining a wide range...
Chancellor Hank Huckaby, head of the University System of Georgia, had planned to discuss a controversial policy on undocumented students attending state colleges, but decided against it because of a newly-filed lawsuit on the issue.
Atlanta Public Schools officials say they're taking steps to address mold found in a high school on the city's southwest side. Associate Superintendent Steve Smith says tests were done Friday afternoon at Booker T. Washington High School...
A school system in the north Georgia mountains has canceled class due to a water main break. Fannin County school officials say they've canceled classes across the county. Crews had a hard time locating the break underground.
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Monday urged state lawmakers gathered for a convention in Atlanta to help improve civics education in their states' schools as a way to reduce the politicization of the country'...
Incoming Fort Valley State University President Ivelaw Griffith says historically black colleges and universities need to broaden their focus.
The Technical College System of Georgia and Albany State University have created a program to provide firefighters a pathway to a bachelor's degree. The degree program has been fine-tuned to suit the career paths of firefighters.
For teachers and students all over the state, summer is over. One teacher returned to her classroom as a new mom. Many educators aim for summer due dates so they can stay home with their babies longer or without taking maternity leave.