Kids are heading back to school Thursday, and for many that will mean the end of long weekdays spent playing in city parks. GPB’s Emily Jones visited Hull Park in Savannah’s Chatham Crescent neighborhood to find out what keeps kids coming back summer after summer. There, one woman has been the heart of the park for more than four decades.
 
According to new campaign called <em>Getting Georgia Reading</em> nearly two-thirds of Georgia’s children are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade. A study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation says children who can’t read by...
The first day of school is a milestone for every student, but this year, it was also a milestone for the new head of the Atlanta Public Schools. New APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen oversaw her inaugural first day of school Monday as an...
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.
Concert inspires confidence and cultural diversity through music.
Mercer University chemistry professor Jennifer Look and her students will present some of their findings to the public on Mercer's campus Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the Willet Science Center.
GPB's Emily Jones talks with Chester Ellis, who's running for school board president
GPB's Emily Jones talks with Jolene Byrne about her campaign for school board president
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...
Some teachers from across Georgia could get a sneak peek at the new Georgia Milestones Assessments Test as soon as this month. Georgia Milestones will replace the CRCTs and End-of-Course Assessments for students.
Babies learn to talk following an intricate biological progression. It may sound like babble, but those noises babies make represent distinct milestones along the road to talking. And the absence of sounds can be cause for concern. When GPB...