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.
Scientists, government officials, community leaders and journalists will gather at the University of Georgia this month for a symposium that will examine communication during the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The nation’s listless economy is showing in school cafeterias, where more and more students are qualifying for free or lower-cost lunches.
In Georgia, more than 57 percent of school kids are eligible for the program, a jump of 4 percent in the last two years.