Out of the more than 300,000 students enrolled in state schools only about 60 percent graduate within 6 years.
That’s a trend officials with the Board of Regents want to change.
The board asked university presidents to submit plans outlining areas that need improvement.
The U.S. Department of Education is warning American schools: Tolerating or failing to adequately address ethnic, sexual or gender-based harassment could put them in violation of federal anti-discrimination laws.
The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has started its annual bus trip across the state to showcase seven high-performing public schools.
The trip started today at 8:30 a.m. at South Hall Middle School in Gainesville.
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.