Candidates for school board president debated how to close gaps between schools and make the best use of funding at a forum hosted by the Downtown Neighborhood Association Wednesday evening. Four of the five candidates for president of the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System board attended the meeting. Sadie Brown, Jolene Byrne, Chester Ellis, and George Seaborough laid out their qualifications and their plans for improving the school system to the meeting of downtown residents. David Simons was unable to attend. The forum came just under a month ahead of the May 20 election.
 
Georgia's technical colleges are reporting another record-breaking fiscal year, topping last year's enrollment numbers by an unprecedented 22%. But as more people head back-to-school in the sputtering economy, finding space and teachers...
Republican gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel wants to create more charter schools in Georgia, expand online classes for K-12 education and give teachers merit pay.Handel released her plan for Georgia education Monday as she pushes toward her Aug...
A graduate student in Augusta State University’s counseling program is suing the school. She claims officials asked her to compromise her religious beliefs or face expulsion. ASU officials say the student’s views on gays and lesbians go against...
Georgia Charter Schools Commission is in talks with two cyber high schools that want to open but say they need more state funding.The schools are Kaplan Academy of Georgia and Provost Academy Georgia.
Fewer Georgia schools are meeting federal standards. 71 percent of schools made "adequate yearly progress" this year.
UGA researcher Scott Ardoin has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to study various approaches to teaching reading. Ardoin will use eye-tracking technology to determine the best strategy for increasing language and vocabulary. The study...
Savannah State University, a historically-black school, faces lawsuits concerning its former football coach, who is white.
Georgia results in hiring abroad to solve teacher shortage.
Georgia will begin aligning its education standards with 20 other states in the nation.
The state board of education is pressuring the Atlanta Public School System to turn in its report investigating suspicious erasure marks on their CRCT tests last year.