The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has started its annual bus trip across the state showcasing seven high-performing public schools.
Georgia's high school graduation rate has increased dramatically since 2003. Governor Perdue and State School Superintendent Brad Bryant announced the results on Tuesday.
A 3 year study of seat belts on school buses found that it’s not the most cost effective way to prevent fatalities. The report released in Alabama Monday will be studied by Georgia lawmakers. The study was commissioned by Alabama Governor Bob Riley after 4 students died in a crash in Huntsville in 2006.
The University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine will spend more than 2 million dollars to get a high tech research lab up to federal code. The cost comes after a string of setbacks and overruns for the facility.
Some state lawmakers have discussed possible legislation about seat belts in school buses after the death of a 17 year old student this month.
The creator of the Segway and founder of the student robotic challenge is building excitement for invention in another way.
The money will help support students from low-income households among others.
A power struggle on the Atlanta School Board is getting the attention of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It accredits high schools. SACS Director Mark Elgart attended a school board meeting in Atlanta this week. He says a 4 to 5 power split on the board is deepening.
The exiled spiritual leader is holding events with researchers, students, faculty and staff members.