Inside a gym 20 kids play a modified version of musical chairs. They run around a circle of colored Frisbees while a radio blasts Shakira. When the music stops so do the children… panting and out of breath. Ty'leke Allen loves this game.
Tomorrow, lawmakers are expected to reveal details about their plan to cut HOPE scholarship funding.
State Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers says one thing that's for sure is that the HOPE grant will no longer be able to provide full school tuition.
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.
Representative Len Walker says the proposal calls for Hope to pay only 90 percent of tuition for B students.
Nearly 50 years after he first enrolled, Mercer University’s first black student returned to campus. Sam Oni reunited with his roommate to tell today’s students about what life was like on campus in the 60’s.
Democrats in the state House have introduced a few education measures. The bills address cyber bullying, parental involvement in public schools and the more controversial public dollars funding private institutions.
A bill that would make it law in Georgia to keep undocumented students out of the state's public universities passed a House committee. Chancellor Erroll Davis told the committee that such a law would hurt the university system's reputation and is not needed.