Mon., March 19, 2012 3:05pm
Warren County school officials say a Georgia Supreme Court decision clears the way for board members to return. A court decision found former Governor Sonny Perdue had no right to remove them. The controversy erupted after SACS threatened to remove accreditation.
Thu., March 8, 2012 4:16pm
Strategic plan aims to reshape public education in Macon. Some parts of it drew protests from residents. Officials still are not sure how they will pay for the proposed changes.
Mon., March 5, 2012 3:30pm
Bibb County schools open up bullying hotline to text messages. Tips can be anonymous. Bullying now happens 24-7.
Wed., February 1, 2012 4:36pm
Bibb school officials admit response to student attack had gaps. Macon police take over investigation in alleged rape. Seven students arrested in the alleged attack.
Wed., November 2, 2011 2:46pm
Petition signers ask Shorter University to reconsider an employee policy. People who work there must agree to sign lifestyle statement or risk termination. Meanwhile, another Baptist university has extended benefits to same sex partners.
Wed., September 28, 2011 3:09pm
Parents of kids who miss school in Bibb County could lose welfare benefits. Local leaders say trauncy is a major problem in Macon where only 44-percent of kids graduate from high school. State officials say Bibb County is the only county to ask about tying benefits to attendance.
Thu., September 15, 2011 2:34pm
More than 1,000 Georgia kids signed up for FFA last year. State has more than 31,000 members statewide. Georgia ranks number 3 for members behind California and Texas.
Tue., September 6, 2011 3:18pm
Peach County School system may return to a five day week. Cost savings may not be as high as thought. Board will vote before the end of the school year whether to make the change.
Wed., August 3, 2011 2:51pm
Schools across Georgia have new bullying policy's in place. A state law passed in 2010 requires them to make the change. Kids will be sent to alternative school after three offenses.
Thu., July 21, 2011 4:42pm
More than a third of Georgia’s public schools aren’t meeting federal benchmarks for education. Georgia’s overall Adequate Yearly Progress or AYP is down from last year. State Superintendent John Barge attributes the decline to an ever-increasing academic bar.