Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.
Deal signed the bill Tuesday morning at the state Capitol.
A measure to reconfigure Georgia’s high school math curriculum is in front of the state Board of Education Wednesday. From that meeting, school districts may soon get the option to drop integrated teaching of math subjects for a return to traditional course teaching.
Gov. Nathan Deal’s plan to overhaul the HOPE college scholarship program passed the state Senate after a four-hour debate Tuesday. The vote was 35-20.
Several Democratic amendments failed, including one that would have protected current recipients from cuts.
Some of Georgia’s top college students will compete for cash prizes and a free patent filing at an invention contest Wednesday night as part of the Third Annual InVenture Prize at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
It’s the school’s way of teaching students about entrepreneurship.