Georgia's public schools are attracting hundreds of teachers who commute from nearby Tennessee.
Records show, about 16 percent of teachers in the 11 Georgia counties nearest Chattanooga -- live in the neighboring state.
Officials from the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to visit the school's Savannah campus this week.
Their goal is to reassure students and faculty that the science and technology institute is still committed to Georgia's coast.
Registration for Georgia’s four virtual schools is now open. More young people are expected to start taking classes at home.
This year 8,000 kids will have completed the school year online. Thousands more are expected to enroll this year in virtual schools.