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.
Thu., August 30, 2012 3:00pm
When the bell rang students back to Savannah's Beach High School this year, students and faculty came back to the news that the long-struggling school, filled with poor and at-risk students, now actually leads the district in some tests. That's a big change from just a few years ago when ambivalent students took failure for granted. Local school officials credit an influx of money and new leadership.
Fri., September 30, 2011 4:30pm
African-American groups and some education advocates want Georgia school officials to collect better data on what they call a "pipeline" from schools to prison. One Texas study tracked over a million kids and determined that -- even accounting for poverty and other factors -- black students were much more likely than whites to receive harsher punishment for similar non-violent and non-drug-related offenses like truancy, improper dress and using cell phones.
Sat., May 7, 2011 8:47pm
Many of the favorites in girls soccer advanced into the semifinals Friday night with dominant performances. However, the game of the evening may have been Athens Academy's 1-0 win over Holy Innocents'.
Sun., March 13, 2011 12:14am
On the final day of 2011 GHSA basketball, a total of six state titles were handed out. Unlike Friday there were no upsets, and most of the games were one-sided. In the Class AAA boys state title game, Columbia pulled away from Butler in the fourth quarter to win their second consecutive championship by a score of 56-37.
Thu., March 10, 2011 2:27pm
Changes to the HOPE scholarship program have cleared both chambers of the general assembly. The revisions mean most recipients will get 20 percent less funding this fall.
Thu., February 17, 2011 5:59pm
State lottery sales can no longer keep up with demand for the HOPE scholarship. Lawmakers plan to introduce legislation on Tuesday to remedy Hope's depleting funds.
Wed., February 2, 2011 11:20am
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.
Wed., February 2, 2011 11:09am
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.
Mon., August 23, 2010 11:59pm
A look at the top 44 seniors in Georgia High School Football