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.
 
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...
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...