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.
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.
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.