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.
President Barack Obama's budget plan would cut $100 billion from Pell Grants and other higher education programs over a decade through belt-tightening and use the savings to keep the maximum college financial aid award at $5,550, an administration official said.