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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.
 
Colleges and universities in Georgia won’t have to change their admission policies under today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme court.
One Atlanta high school principal is being credited with helping secure nearly 500 summer jobs and internships for her students.
A long-serving administrator at the University of Georgia has been named interim vice provost for academic affairs.
The school board for Georgia's largest school system has voted to increase taxes for homeowners in the suburban area northeast of Atlanta. The Gwinnett County School Board approved the measure at its meeting Thursday night.
Three separate Bibb County organizations have submitted petitions with the State Charter School Commission of Georgia, forming the biggest cluster of new school proposals outside of the Atlanta area.
State education officials have announced they've developed courses for a new education model geared toward helping students find potential career paths. Officials from the Georgia Department of Education say the career clusters framework will...
A judge overseeing the case against dozens of Atlanta educators accused of a conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests is expressing concerns about whether their statements to investigators were coerced by investigators. Fulton County Superior Court...
A recent report by The Broad Foundation is recognizing six urban school districts for boosting participation and performance among black students on Advancement Placement exams. Fulton County Schools and Cobb County School District in metro Atlanta...
The Tift County Board of Education has passed a budget requiring classroom days and funding for libraries to be reduced in response to more than $5 million in budget cuts. The budget has moved school system officials to cut four days from the...
The deadline is approaching for charter school operators to submit applications to run independent public schools authorized by the state. Prospective operators must hand deliver or mail their requests Georgia's Charter School Commission by the...