Twenty-five million dollars in federal grant money will soon be headed to Georgia’s schools to help students learn to read. The state was one of six to win a federal grant to help communities coordinate their literacy efforts from birth through twelfth grade.
The state Department of Education Thursday sent its two percent budget cut recommendations to the governor.
The plan covers the rest of this fiscal year and next fiscal year.
It slices $6.3 million mainly from nutrition, agricultural education and transportation programs.
It was about three years ago, the first time Jerry Swiatek got to the 9/11 portion of his social studies class and had some freshmen say they'd never seen footage of planes flying into the World Trade Center.
Thousands of boxes containing millions of items are about to be moved from the University of Georgia's main library to a new building that will house special collections.
Many of the items are so valuable that the library is hiring specially trained movers to handle them.