GPB's Emily Jones talks with Chester Ellis, who's running for school board president
 
A federal court judge has ruled against the Augusta State University student who is suing the school for alleged religious discrimination. Judge J. Randal Hall said in an order filed Friday that Jennifer Keeton can be expelled from ASU's...
When Congress passed the bill last week, the governor’s office said it would like to hold onto the $322 million for next school year when stimulus dollars run out.
Georgia’s only virtual charter school is now open to ninth graders. The state Board of Education approved the addition of ninth grade to the Georgia Cyber Academy Thursday.
Gov. Sonny Perdue is launching a special investigation into cheating allegations in two Georgia school districts. Perdue announced Wednesday that he is unhappy with what he called "woefully inadequate" internal probes by the Atlanta and...
Atlanta’s School Superintendant Beverly Hall wants to implement Ethics training for teachers and administrators to tackle cheating allegations brought on by a state review.
The State Board of Education today denied an application for a virtual high school. The Georgia Virtual Academy Charter High School had been denied by the state’s Charter School Commission 2 months ago and was hoping to overturn that ruling.
New law makes changes to how bullies are punished. State Board of Education working on policy to help local districts. Those who do not comply risk losing state funding.
A Georgia pastor who was arrested after protesting a high school's demon mascot says he will stop. Thirty-six-year-old Donald Crosby was protesting the Warner Robins High School mascot when he was arrested Monday. Crosby and supporters picked...
The state cut funding for a variety of standardized tests this year to save millions of dollars. First and second graders won’t be taking the CRCT test this year. Legislators cut the funding, but earlier this summer, Governor Perdue wanted it...
A federal Judge heard the case Wednesday of an Augusta State University student who claims advisers told her to change her religious beliefs or face expulsion. A U.S. Circuit Court Judge has said he isn't ready to make a ruling.