Mercer University chemistry professor Jennifer Look and her students will present some of their findings to the public on Mercer's campus Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the Willet Science Center.
 
On Tuesday Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal released his education platform. The move comes after Democratic opponent Roy Barnes last week promised salary increases for teachers, smaller class sizes and a ban on furloughs.
House Bill 229 will require kids to take a fitness test. Some schools implementing requirements early. Goal is to help rising childhood obesity rates in Georgia.
Public schools now know how much federal money they will be getting from a bill passed earlier this month to save teacher jobs. Some systems will use it to prop up next year’s budget when stimulus funds run out.
Spouses of active duty Fort Benning soldiers will see their education benefits extended. The state has secured more funding for Career Advancement Accounts, or CAA’s. About 100 additional spouses can get grants to continue their education.
Some Georgia public school students are not able to transfer as easily to other schools as they used to. Due to budget cuts, some schools are too maxed out for transfer students.
Albany State University is honoring students who were permanently expelled from the school in the early 1960s because of their participation in the civil rights movement. The university will issue a formal apology and present honorary degrees to the...
Georgia Tech is leading a team of universities that received a $10 million federal grant to develop a computerized early warning system for young children who have autism. The five-year National Science Foundation award will go to researchers...
School systems are banding together against the State’s charter school commission—which has the authority to grant charters after local boards have denied them.
The U.S. Education Department says Georgia, eight other states and the District of Columbia will receive money in the second round of the $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" school reform grant competition.
Perdue said Friday that former DeKalb County district attorney Bob Wilson and former attorney general Mike Bowers will launch a probe into accusations that educators changed students' tests in Atlanta Public Schools and Dougherty County schools...