GPB's Emily Jones talks with Chester Ellis, who's running for school board president
 
Tybee Island has its first public school in 25 years. The Tybee Island Maritime Academy is changing the image of this beachfront community. It's attracting students from around the country and around the block.
Organizers of Georgia’s first-ever Farm to Preschool Summit Friday and Saturday hope to help educators bring local fruits and vegetables into the classroom – as subject matter and nourishment. The summit will gather 200 people from across Georgia to...
Some students who get in trouble in an east Georgia school system will be doing community service projects instead of being suspended. Richmond County's school board approved the program this week. It gives principals the option of assigning...
Kennesaw State University officials say they're preparing for a visit from the president of a nation in western Africa. School officials say President of the Republic of Ghana, John Mahama, is scheduled to visit the school Sept. 30 to mark the...
The Georgia Board of Regents has signed off on a $1.93 billion budget request for fiscal year 2015, which represents a 2.6 percent increase over the year before. The request was adopted Wednesday by the board and now heads to the governor's...
If you saw a fireball in the sky Monday night you aren’t alone. David Dundee, an astronomer at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville says a meteor about the size of a baseball fell over Woodstock, Alabama around 9:18pm
The Ritz-Carlton is teaching educators in Georgia how to roll out the red carpet for parents. The Ritz partners with the Georgia Department of Education as part of a broad plan to create more family-friendly schools. Research shows that when parents...
A west Georgia school board member is looking into whether to put ads on school buses to raise money. Muscogee County lost $24 million in state funding this year due to budget cuts. The school bus ads would be a first for Georgia.
The president of one of Georgia's largest teachers unions is on the campaign trail. But she's not running for office. Calvine Rollins of the Georgia Educators Association is traveling to different parts of the state urging lawmakers to...
Cobb County school officials say a report of a man armed with a knife at Lindley Middle school was a hoax. The school was locked down while officers searched for the alleged suspect.