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Georgians passing GED test

...in the 2014 fiscal year - in large part because the economy has improved and more people have returned to work, said Mike Light, the technical college system's executive director of communications. State funding isn't even the biggest problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-15/georgians-passing-ged-tes
Georgia college enrollment drops

...more HOPE money for technical college students next year could bring more students back to them, however, according to Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Even with the sharp fall in enrollment and graduates, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-30/georgia-college-enrollmen
Gov. Nathan Deal details education proposals

...of current and future technical college students while also ensuring the future viability of the HOPE program," said Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Last year, more than 34,000 students graduated from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-08/gov-nathan-deal-details-educa
HOPE scholars don't return after losing tech grants

...regaining HOPE eligibility) are people who basically had to quit college because they couldn't afford it," said Mike Light, the system's executive director of communications.The change to 2.0 won't lessen the overall quality of graduates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-28/hope-scholars-dont-return
Georgia college enrollment, graduation drop

...more HOPE money for technical college students next year could bring more students back to them, however, according to Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Even with the sharp fall in enrollment and graduates, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-30/georgia-college-enrollmen
Ga. tech colleges see enrollment leap

...Georgia's technical colleges saw the single largest enrollment increase in the state's history last fiscal year.Mike Light, spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia, says enrollment at the state's 26 technical colleges jumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-27/ga-technical-colleges-see-en
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Layoffs deemed unlikely

...decline in enrollment and the increasing cost of offering modern programs have created a financial crunch statewide, said Mike Light, a spokesman for the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Because the state's 34 tech schools are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/20/met_117219.shtml
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Augusta Tech plans to offset budget cut

...the 3 percent, nor would I venture to guess as to when it might be implemented," technical college system spokesman Mike Light wrote in an e-mail. Augusta Tech President Terry Elam, though, said he hopes to stave off the effects of such a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-07-21/augusta-tech-plans-offset-bud
Parole status changes

...higher-security prison in Sparta on the orders of Jim Wetherington, commissioner of the state's prison system, said Mike Light, the commissioner's executive assistant. The move came after Mr. Weatherington's orders Monday that Mr. Phipps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/met_280949.shtml
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Adult education safe for now

...little crazy and you have to see it on paper to understand it," Department of Technical and Adult Education spokesman Mike Light said. Earlier in the year, the department learned of a shortfall in federal funds for Temporary Assistance for Needy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/15/met_128476.shtml
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