Thu., April 25, 2013 9:39am
Three seniors at Central High School in Macon have each been awarded a $250,000 scholarship from the Gates Millennium Scholars program. The Gates Millennium Scholars program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Tue., April 23, 2013 10:19am
The University of Georgia has revamped its specialty license plate in the hopes of getting even more backers of Bulldog Nation to show their support. The new design features the university's iconic "G'' logo with the words "University of Georgia" in red.
Mon., February 4, 2013 6:00am
A Georgia Republican wants to expand a tax credit benefiting private school students, a system that critics say allows donors to illegally earmark scholarships for individual students.
Mon., January 28, 2013 2:12pm
A complaint to tax authorities alleges a scholarship system meant to help disadvantaged students is being manipulated to pay private school tuition costs of some donors' children.
Fri., November 23, 2012 9:00am
Advocates for school choice in Georgia say they aim to expand a program that uses public money to pay private-school tuition for thousands of children in the state.
Tue., July 10, 2012 12:00pm
North Georgia College & State University has completed its first capital campaign, a five-year fundraising effort that brought in more than $44 million.
Fri., February 4, 2011 4:55pm
Georgia is running out of money for a program that had public and private school advocates protesting three years ago. That's when lawmakers approved a tax credit that funds private schools. The credit has proved popular. And now that the state is closing in on the program's budget limit, private school advocates say, lawmakers should increase funding.
Fri., December 17, 2010 11:55am
Beginning July 1, a book allowance that helps students pay for textbooks will be cut in half, the Georgia Student Finance Commission said.
Thu., October 28, 2010 8:31am
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools may strip Atlanta Public Schools of its accreditation. This could put the 50,000-student district in danger of losing private grants and could keep students from gaining admission and winning scholarships at some colleges.
Thu., October 7, 2010 3:55pm
Three Georgia students are recipients of a scholarship sponsered by President Obama. It's being funded by money he recieved from winning the Nobel Peace Prize.