The University of West Georgia is launching a sustainable business honors program with the help of a Georgia-based cable and wire manufacturer. Southwire’s $1.1 million gift is the largest in the history of the university’s business school.
Georgia’s top education official says the state’s schools are improving by every national standard. State school superintendent John Barge told policy makers Friday that’s because education and business officials are doing a better job of working together.
The U.S. Labor Department is trying to get more young people working this summer, especially low-income and disadvantaged teens. So it’s created a new online listing of summer jobs, internships and other training, including many in Georgia.