Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big companies coming to Georgia.
A special juvenile justice council appointed by the Governor met Tuesday to review new data on young criminal offenders. It shows that underage Georgians who are locked up for breaking the law often commit another crime later.
According to a new study, tough photo ID laws in 17 states, including Georgia, could affect voter turnout in November. The study points to a key congressional race in Georgia’s 12th District in Augusta.
In November, Georgia’s voters will not only choose who they want in the White House. The ballot will also include a question on whether to amend Georgia’s constitution so the state can approve and provide funding for charter schools. A new poll that shows that Georgia voters are closely divided on the measure.
Governor Nathan Deal’s initiative to increase the number of Georgians earning a degree is getting a boost from a new plan put together by the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia. Campuses will be putting more emphasis on college readiness and online learning but some students are still concerned about the high cost of tuition.
A copy of the Ten Commandments now hangs in the State Capitol next to eight other historical documents. It has sparked a new round of debate about whether religious documents belong in a government building.