Spending on back-to-school supplies is predicted to decline this year, for the first time since 2014. With inflation top of mind, parents and teachers are looking for ways to save money.
After the disruption and trauma of the pandemic, educators say kids still need added support this year. In some schools, they're making emotional wellness part of the curriculum.
Three former Washington County sheriff's deputies whose murder trial ended in a hung jury last October may be tried again.
NOAA updated its hurricane season outlook.
As Georgia students return to class, some are having a hard time getting to school.
This year's back-to-school shopping season lands in the middle of the highest inflation in four decades — how will this affect spending?
With kids across Georgia returning to school, GPB spoke with a pediatrician about how parents can help them get back into the classroom.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Rep. Buddy Darden joins the panel as we discuss nationwide inflation. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp attempts to tie Stacey Abrams to President Biden's economic policies. But Abrams isn't backing away from Biden, despite his low approval ratings. Plus, the State Ethics Commission investigates Abrams' 2018 campaign.
Universities could receive funding to train more students to work in science, tech, and research fields.
Georgia’s Camden County has filed a lawsuit that seeks to force Union Carbide to sell 4,000 acres to the county to build a launch pad for commercial rockets.
As kids across Georgia prepare to return to the classroom, a pediatrician reminds parents to check in with their kids’ mental health.
Friday on Political Rewind: With August around the corner, Georgians are getting ready to go back to school. Our panel breaks down bans on "divisive" concepts, clear bag policies for students' safety, and teacher shortages.
Plus, Kemp and Abrams' opposing messages on school safety.
Whether you're just starting school or returning to campus after a year of adjusting to remote and hybrid-learning, we've got tips to help guide you through this academic year.
After experiencing an act of kindness herself, Brittany Starks found a unique way to help parents prepare their children for the return to school: by braiding kids' hair for free.
This year, face masks are on most parents' list of back-to-school supplies. But which ones are most effective? Here's how to choose the right one for your child.
Some kids are getting sick or passing the coronavirus to vaccinated family and friends. It's all unnerving to many parents. "It felt like a terrible head cold," one dad says. "My brain was foggy."
A new $163 million school grant program, created with federal COVID-19 relief funds, is open to schools that are adhering to "all state laws," referring to a recent order
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines on July 27 stating that everyone in K-12 schools should wear masks indoors, even if vaccinated. Gov. Brian Kemp said he will not impose any statewide mask mandate, even as some school districts, including Atlanta, have mandated them for children and staff.
Today on Political Rewind: The spread of the delta variant combined with a continuing low rate of vaccinations have led to a dramatic spike in cases of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The news can seem scary. We assembled a panel of top public health experts to help demystify the state of the virus today.