The National Trust for Historic Preservation has called on the University of Georgia to reconsider its decision to tear down Rutherford Hall and replace it with a bigger dormitory. Support is growing to save the building.
The state’s largest university is experiencing significant growth in the numbers of first-year minority student enrollment. That growth is the increase in black and Hispanic freshmen about to begin classes at the University of Georgia.
Groups of public school teachers and parents from across the South are headed to Washington, D.C., this weekend. They’re going to protest federal and local education policies they say place too much emphasis on standardized tests.
The superintendent of Baker County schools says he takes full responsibility for his system now under investigation for financial problems.
Freddie Thompson says when he took over in January, the district was already in financial disarray.
The state board of education voted to let two struggling school boards retain control of their school systems.
Atlanta and Coffee County schools are in danger of losing their accreditation due to their ineffective school boards.