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Brown Vs. Board Of Education Ruling Changed School For Rural Whites As Well As African Americans

60 years after the Supreme Court ordered schools to desegregate, some educators say true integration looks as unattainable as ever. One of them is Cindi Chance, Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Regents University in Augusta.

Charter School Wait Lists Growing Longer In Georgia

The demand for charter schools in Georgia is high. But the supply of actual spots available in these schools is not meeting that demand, and many students are instead finding themselves on long waiting lists.

Despite Ethics Complaints, David Simons Out-Raises Opponents In Chatham County Schools Race

On May 20, residents of Chatham County will choose one of five candidates to lead the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Board.

Bringing The Arts To The Neighborhood With The Atlanta Music Project

Marching band. Orchestra. Choir. There are plenty of schools in the state with music programs right on their campuses.

Savannah-Chatham County School Board Fails To Pass 2014-15 Bell Times

Parents in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System will have to wait to find out what time their children will start and end each school day next year. The school board dismissed proposed changes to school bell times Wednesday amid concerns over student safety and achievement.

GSU Students Gain Access To GPB In New Partnership

For the first time in Georgia Public Broadcasting’s 54-year history, the station will enter the Atlanta radio market. GPB will make its debut on Atlanta airways this June through a programming partnership with Georgia State University station, WRAS 88.5.

Does College Education Still Pay Off In Georgia?

On the surface, Haegan Altizer is a poster child for going to college.

Savannah School Board President Candidates Talk Funding, Improvement At Forum

Candidates for school board president debated how to close gaps between schools and make the best use of funding at a forum hosted by the Downtown Neighborhood Association Wednesday evening.

Students Flock To Cumberland Island For Beach Cleanup

This spring, hundreds of college students descended on Georgia’s Cumberland Island during their break- but they weren’t there to party.

Georgia Elementary And Middle Schools Improve Scores on College Readiness Test, High Schools Fall Slightly

New test results released Monday show that Georgia elementary and middle school students are doing better, but high school test scores fell slightly.