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Clark Atlanta To Split $25 Million Cybersecurity Grant

Clark Atlanta University officials say they're going to split a $25 million federal grant with 12 other historically black colleges and universities to launch a cybersecurity consortium.
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GSU To Offer Co-Ed Housing For Students Next Year

Georgia State University will offer students co-ed dorm room options next school year.
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Ga. Dept. of Education Seeking Public Input On New Math Courses

The Georgia Department of Education is asking for public input on proposed changes to math classes. If the plan is approved, high schools would be able to offer two kinds of math courses.
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Georgia Regents University President Resigning From Position

University System of Georgia officials say the president of Georgia Regents University is resigning from his position.
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GSU Awarded Youth Mental Health Training Contract

Georgia State University officials say the school has been awarded a contract to coordinate mental health intervention training to help youth throughout the state.

A 'Sizable Decrease' In Those Passing The GED

One year after the launch of a major overhaul of the GED exam the first since 2002 the high school equivalency program has seen a sharp drop in the number of people who took and passed the test, according to local and state educators and the organization that runs it.
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Interview: New State School Superintendent Previews Vision

Republican Richard Woods was sworn in today in a ceremony at the Capitol. Woods worked s a teacher and administrator in Irwin County for more than 20 years.

Obama In Tennessee To Promote Free Community College

President Obama is in Tennessee previewing some of the big issues he'll talk about in his State of the Union address later this month. Friday, he'll speak in Knoxville, focusing on education and an idea that is gathering steam in some states: making community college tuition-free.
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Georgia Schools Lose Power On Coldest Day So Far This Year

Authorities say they've restored power to four schools northwest of Atlanta after an early-morning outage in the area.
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Georgia State, Georgia Perimeter College Merger Approved

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved a proposal to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College. The board approved University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby's proposal during a meeting Tuesday.