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 bill that would let the governor suspend school board members of systems currently in danger of losing accreditation awaits Governor Deal’s signature. The measure’s supporters say its main intent is to put pressure on the members of Atlanta...
A grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will foster nuclear studies at five Augusta-area colleges. The award comes with a rise in demand for nuclear workers.
HIV infection is growing most rapidly in the south, which is why the Black AIDS Institute and the state Department of Community Health are offering free HIV tests at five of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities this week.
The state Board of Education on Wednesday approved phasing out the state graduation test.
Every day hundreds of teachers from southeastern Tennessee commute to Georgia for jobs in the public school system. Higher pay is one reason they are likely making the drive.
150 years ago Tuesday, Georgians woke up to news that southern troops had fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The American Civil War was underway.
Georgia Tech is considering scrapping its undergraduate degree programs in Savannah. Officials with the Atlanta-based science and technology institute say, they're rethinking the school's entire coastal mission. Tech started offering...
Students attending 19 of Georgia’s technical colleges will soon find it easier to jump to a four-year university. It's thanks to a new partnership between the state’s tech schools and Southern Polytechnic State University.
A new study shows, students are four-times more likely to drop out of high school if they didn't learn to read on level by the third grade. The Annie-E Casey Foundation published the report. It found one-in-six children won't finish high...
Georgia is in a first group of states to begin offering the high school equivalency test -- known as the GED -- on computer. The rollout begins this summer. It’s not an online test, but simply the paper version on computer. Test-takers must still...