Thousands fleeing violence and oppression abroad have settled in Georgia in recent decades, many in the city of Clarkston, 10 miles east of Atlanta. A summer camp there has been helping refugee children transition to life in the U.S.
 
Madison County School Superintendent McGhee resigned after his email records became available to the public. He allegedly had an affair with a teacher from north Georgia.
Georgia is a finalist in the "Race to the Top," a federal incentive for education reform. The state is one of 19 finalists the U.S. Department of Education has chosen for the second round of the federal grants. U.S. Secretary of...
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.