Georgia is in the process of reforming its mental health system after a federal lawsuit challenged poor conditions in state psychiatric hospitals. But students from the Medical College of Georgia are hoping to bring about changes at the street level by helping homeless people deal with mental illness before ending up in a state hospital.
The University of Georgia has received a $2 million grant to work on designing a new computer that can more rapidly solve problems in such fields as cryptography, mathematics and physics.
Some north Georgia schools are closed as a result of a cold spell persisting across the state.
An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers, while most also believe that teachers aren't paid enough, a new poll shows.
A state audit has found there is little evidence that a program costing the state millions of dollars is helping Georgia's most emotionally disturbed students.
Fort Valley State University got a $1 million bio fuel research grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The five-year grant will look at six crops including a type of sugar cane and several grass varieties.
Students at several public universities are planning their response to possible HOPE Scholarship cuts. This comes after Governor-elect Deal hinted that changes in fee and book allowances may be needed to sustain HOPE.
A new law signed by President Obama Monday hopes to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. The $4.5 billion effort takes aim at school lunch programs in Georgia and around the nation.
Officials from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools are visiting the 50,000-student district Thursday and Friday.