Georgia’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday afternoon to raise tuition at the state’s public colleges.
Starting in the fall, students at most schools will pay 2.5 percent more each semester. That’s between $32 and $85, depending on the school.
This month marks the 150th anniversary of General William Tecumseh Sherman’s first foray into Georgia.
This week GPB, in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, is premiering the first of a weekly series that will bring to life Sherman’s devastating march.
A chasm exists in language learning.
It involves the cumulative total of words that babies and toddlers hear — and even more importantly, the words they don’t hear. It’s called the “30 million word gap.”
The Southern Poverty Law Center says education about the civil rights movement remains woefully inadequate in a majority of states.
But a study released Wednesday found Georgia is one of only three states to get an “A” in teaching students about the movement.
Former Bibb County School Superintendent Romain Dallemand repeatedly violated school board policy by ordering more than $26 million in technology equipment and services without required, prior approval from the board, according to a 2013 audit of the school system.