A new report released Wednesday by the National Center for Educational Statistics says Georgia’s state eighth grade reading exam is one of the least rigorous in the country when compared to a well-regarded federal exam.
The University of Georgia is expecting a record number of freshmen this fall.
UGA officials said Monday that more than 5,000 freshmen are anticipated on campus when classes start next week. That's a 10 percent increase over last year.
Chatham County school officials this week approved a list of projects to be funded by a proposed penny sales tax for education.
Local voters will decide the tax this November but officials will have a few factors against them.
Savannah-area school officials say, they believe an under-performing high school has made standards for Adequate Yearly Progress for the first time since the No Child Left Behind law was passed nine years ago.
Georgia’s public colleges and universities will spend the next year finding new ways to raise the number of students who graduate on time. That effort is part of a new plan announced Thursday morning by Governor Nathan Deal.