Wed., July 18, 2012 3:40pm
A former Georgia Tech student has pleaded guilty after prosecutors accused him of hacking into the school's computer system to change his grades. The state attorney general's office says Shayan Panjwani pleaded guilty Wednesday in Fulton County Superior Court to two counts of computer trespass.
Wed., February 15, 2012 5:20pm
Authorities say Georgia nonprofit agencies had to return millions of dollars to taxpayers who wanted to donate money to the popular Georgia Tax Credit Scholarship Program. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the lure of receiving a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for contributions made to support scholarships for public school students seeking a private school education had more people donating faster than ever.
Mon., November 14, 2011 6:25pm
Every adult who works in a school is now legally mandated to report bullying if he or she sees it. So educators want to make sure that they know how to spot the behavior — and how they should respond when they do.
Tue., September 13, 2011 2:35pm
There’s a football video game educators want your kids to play. The effort will get the game into every middle and high school in Georgia. On Tuesday a group of Atlanta-area students played a game of Financial Football with Falcons star receiver Roddy White, and Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle.
Tue., September 13, 2011 8:47am
Atlanta Public Schools officials say they plan to offer extra help to struggling students in the wake of a cheating scandal that has rocked the district. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that current intervention programs designed to help students during the school day will be increased from 12 weeks to 25 weeks and expanded from 58 to all 100 schools.
Wed., August 17, 2011 11:09am
Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose. Data released Wednesday shows that 21 percent of graduating seniors in Georgia met college-ready standards for English, math, reading and science. That trails the national average of 25 percent.
Fri., December 17, 2010 9:53am
More cyber schools are likely on the way for Georgia. The state’s Charter Schools Commission Thursday agreed to boost cyber school funding—from an amount of $3,400, to $5,800 per student.
Thu., November 18, 2010 11:00am
The legislation prefiled Wednesday by state Rep. Tom Rice would prohibit all of the university system's 35 schools from admitting illegal immigrants.
Thu., November 11, 2010 9:48am
The University System of Georgia is reporting a new record for fall enrollment.
Wed., October 20, 2010 3:24pm
The money will help support students from low-income households among others.