Georgia schools could drop cursive handwriting from the curriculum.
Teachers spend less time teaching penmanship because of standardized testing.
Students are currently required to learn cursive beginning in the third grade.
Numerous school systems in north Georgia are closing-out the week having never opened their doors to students due to the winter storm that hit the state.
Many of the districts are in the metro Atlanta area, which is slowly recovering and cleaning-up its icy roads.
One issue Governor Nathan Deal mentioned in both of his speeches this week is saving the hope scholarship. He did not provide any details on changes he'd like to see, but he’s forcing lawmakers to act.
School cafeterias would have to hold the fries and serve kids more whole grains, fruits and vegetables under the government's plans for the first major nutritional overhaul of students' meals in 15 years.