Some state lawmakers have discussed possible legislation about seat belts in school buses after the death of a 17 year old student this month. An Alabama study to be released today will be key in the decision.
Mercer University has received a $1 million federal grant to provide extra services for some students.
The money will help create more support for students with disabilities, students from low-income households and students who are the first in their family to go to college.
A power struggle on the Atlanta School Board is getting the attention of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It accredits high schools. SACS Director Mark Elgart attended a school board meeting in Atlanta this week. He says a 4 to 5 power split on the board is deepening.
The Dalai Lama began his "office hours" with Emory University students and faculty with his signature move: laughter.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader walked on stage Tuesday, laughed as he saw the full gymnasium and then bowed to the crowd.