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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.
 
A group of state Democrats says it has a plan to fully fund HOPE scholarship students returning this fall. But that proposal is getting a frosty reception from the Governor’s office.
Georgia allows retired teachers to return to work to so that classrooms are never short of educators. But allowing retirees to teach doesn’t cost extra, because the state still has to pay someone to do the job, according to a state audit. Although...
This year 8-thousand young adults will have completed the school year online. Numbers expected to grow. Lawmakers approved virtual schools in 2008.
A Kennesaw Sate University professor has won a generous $2.4 million grant from the Department of Defense. Dr. Svetlana Dambinova is developing a blood test to diagnose concussions and mild traumatic brain injury. Thousands of American military...
Georgia Supreme Court Justices are putting off a decision in one of their most high-profile cases. Court-watchers say the delay in the charter school commission case is highly unusual but doesn't hint as to how the court will decide. The case...
Georgia lawmakers want to amend the state constitution to prevent the Board of Regents from raising tuition more than the rate of inflation.
The state Supreme Court is expected to rule this week whether the Georgia Charter Schools Commission is constitutional. Seven school districts challenged the commission’s constitutionality, arguing only districts can approve charter schools, and...
Georgia colleges need to boost graduation rates to at least 53 percent by 2020, according to a new federal report. It’s the state’s share of an Obama administration goal for the U-S to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world....
The inductees include a celebrated non-fiction writer, a Pulitzer prize winning poet and the hall's first-ever lyricist. Charter members of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame include legends like Alice Walker and Margaret Mitchell.
GHSA will meet again in May. Could vote for the reclassification plan or leave things the way they are. Officials say more study is needed.