Georgia policy makers say, they want to create good, high-paying jobs in manufacturing and logistics.
But many of those jobs already exist.
They're going unfilled because Georgians lack the skills to do them.
The disconnect is costing Georgia businesses.
The University System of Georgia could announce as early as Dec. 1 which colleges and programs are top candidates for consolidation. Chancellor Hank Huckaby says in the next ten days, he will release the criteria guiding the recommendations.
A former congressman has been named the new president of Gordon College in middle Georgia.
The state Board of Regents announced Wednesday that Max Burns will take the position Jan. 1. Located in Barnesville, Gordon College has an enrollment of more than 5,000 students.
The Harrington School doesn’t look like much. The abandoned building is surrounded by a rusty metal fence. The roof has holes in it, some wooden siding has fallen off, and it badly needs a coat of paint.
Eleven teachers and administrators implicated in the Atlanta school cheating scandal lost their teaching certificates Thursday. It's the first official disciplinary action the state has handed down since investigators reported the cheating in May.