Earl Colvin, executive director of the Cannonball House, gave me the short version of his driving tour of Macon's Civil War sites. While some of the landmarks he points out are well known, others are seldom seen, but right under our noses.
 
Most of Georgia’s 180 school districts have agreed to join a statewide computer database that stores student information. Officials with the state Department of Education say the network will hold test scores and attendance records and make it...
Georgia already has 10,000 children waiting for a spot in one of its pre-kindergarten programs. In Augusta some educators worry that potential cuts to pre-k could mean the list won’t be shrinking any time soon.
The White House is offering public high schools across the country a chance to win a commencement address by President Barack Obama as part of the Race for the Top initiative.
The current U.S. education system is failing to prepare millions of young adults for successful careers by providing a one-size-fits-all approach, a new study published by Harvard University concludes.
The mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, says he won’t try to take over the Atlanta School Board...for now. Infighting among board members has put the Atlanta Public School system in danger of losing its accreditation.
The President Pro Temp of the Georgia Senate says, he'd like to start up pilot programs to see if books in Georgia middle schools could be replaced with iPads. Tommie Williams says, Georgia wouldn't be the first state to try going...
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and filmmaker Spike Lee are teaming up to encourage black men to go into teaching.
The HOPE scholarship program is in danger of going broke. Lawmakers are looking for fixes including ways to get more money to come into the lottery-funded aid that helps students go to college.
The state’s new schools superintendent says a new formula for calculating graduation rates likely will mean Georgia’s will drop significantly. That's what John Barge told a joint education committee of state lawmakers this week.
According to scores on a new proficiency test, Georgia fourth and eighth graders fall below the national average in science.