Tue., November 27, 2012 6:17pm
State School Superintendent John Barge responded Tuesday to news that Georgia’s 67 percent high school graduation rate is lower than every state except Nevada and New Mexico.
Mon., September 26, 2011 2:11pm
Last year, one in ten kids in public schools missed more than 15 days of school. A state study shows how important being in class is to student achievement. The State Department of Education tracked the performance and attendance of students from 2007 to 2011.
Wed., March 23, 2011 4:08pm
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. Georgia had a graduation rate of 35 percent in 2009.
Mon., January 10, 2011 1:00am
The Georgia university system wants to hold college presidents more accountable for student graduation. The Board of Regents this year is expected to approve a new salary structure for college and university presidents to place more emphasis on graduation rates.
Wed., October 27, 2010 5:09pm
The Board of Regents wants to improve graduation rates at Georgia’s 35 public colleges and universities. The board is asking college presidents to stretch resources in order to get the job done.
Thu., March 4, 2010 6:49pm
15 Georgia high schools are being recognized for achieving marked improveme
Mon., November 16, 2009 4:42pm
A handful of state colleges are trying to combat low numbers of black men g
Thu., October 1, 2009 4:33pm
A new report shows Georgia's high school graduation rate is at an all-time