Mon., May 21, 2012 6:44am
A Georgia nonprofit group is launching a new program to provide summer lunches to poor kids who normally would get meals at school. The program launches first in Richmond County on Monday.
Mon., December 19, 2011 8:14am
More Georgia students than ever before are relying on federally subsidized school meals as families struggle to make ends meet in the sluggish economy. Many are getting them for the first time.
Wed., January 26, 2011 5:19pm
President Obama's plan to freeze federal spending could have big budget implications in Georgia. The state is expected to spend about $11 billion of federal funds in the coming year. Most of it goes to Medicaid, the health care program for the poor and disabled. But about a billion also goes to education.