ATLANTA -- Georgia's HOPE scholarship program has won national acclaim, but some of the youngsters who benefit apparently aren't reading the press clippings. A new study suggests Georgia parents are more likely to know about HOPE scholarships than their middle school and high school students who must do the schoolwork to earn one.
WINNOWING THE obvious losers from the could-be champs in a field of Georgia candidates is miserable work for which the news media, sometimes deservingly, gets rewarded only by second-guessing. So there may be a bit of sadistic pleasure in watching someone else, Georgia State University, take on the task and get blasted for it.
ATLANTA -- One state lawmaker has been indicted, another accused of pressuring lobbyists to patronize his son's firm and a third has admitted passing legislation to help his business. President Clinton recently became the second U.S. president to suffer impeachment. Still, Georgians say they think many state and national politicians are doing a good job, according to a new Georgia State University poll. Mr. Clinton, Gov. Roy Barnes and the Georgia General Assembly all received 60 percent approval ratings in the poll by Georgia State's Applied Research Center.
...despite the controversy involving former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The poll was conducted by Georgia State's Applied Research Center Jan. 21 through Tuesday among 1,013 adults and has an error rate of plus or minus 3 percentage points...