It can be a long road for a young musician from writing a song in their bedroom to a career as a songwriter. The family of the late soul great Otis Redding gets that. For seven summers, the Big “O” Singer/Songwriter Camp has pulled back the curtain for young people on the world of the music business. “My father was passionate about music programs, and particularly to push the importance of education paired with music,” said Karla Redding-Andrews. Redding-Andrews is Otis Redding’s daughter.
 
A Fulton County judge has refused to dismiss the case against dozens of Atlanta educators accused of conspiring to cheat on standardized tests.
The Georgia Public Library Service annual statewide summer reading program is now underway. GPB talked to a librarian at the Vinings library in Cobb County about great books for kids.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams is leaving office after 16 years of service, clearing the way for President-elect Jere Morehead to officially begin in his new role. Morehead, who previously served as provost and vice president of...
Ratings for Georgia childcare programs go online July 1. The Quality Rated program is a voluntary assessment for daycares, preschools and after-school programs that want to show they are going above and beyond the state’s minimum licensing standards...
Florida A&M University is lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band following a fatal hazing incident in 2011. The band known for its marching appearances at presidential inaugurations and Super Bowls had been suspended since death...
Emory University's nursing school and the Atlanta VA Medical Center are teaming up to train nurses to care for veterans. The partnership provides $4 million to fund 10 new faculty positions at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of...
The Cobb County school board has delayed a vote on whether to overturn its decision not to purchase math textbooks aligned with national standards. Board Chairman Randy Scamihorn said he wants to give board members more time to study their options....
Clark Atlanta University is the first private, historically black college or university to be granted a chapter of Phi Kappa Phi — a national honor society founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. Clark Atlanta officials say the 75 students,...
Georgia students are performing better on statewide standardized tests, according to results released Tuesday. The rising scores come as the state prepares to shift to tougher federal testing standards.
A coastal Georgia resident has made history by becoming the first African-American man to serve as president of the National Parent Teacher Association. Otha Thornton, of Richmond hill, was installed as president of the organization at the...