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What to Bring to College: The Smart (and Frugal) College Checklist

...our oldest son is graduating from high school. He will be the first one in our family...college as he is going to [a major state school]. While we have spent a lot of time...when I was about to graduate from high school. The situation is pretty much exactly the...

The principal matters: A school's success lies with its top leader

...dynamics of the effective school leader:? Vision...of highly effective schools must have a vision for what the school will be known for academically...navigate and advance schools' missions. Community...is paramount for a school's path to achieve...

School funding question top task for Deal's education panel

...complicated formula for funding schools from his Education Reform Commission...Republican, has said overhauling school funding will be the focus of...said Susan Andrews, a former school superintendent now with the...overall with more freedom for school districts to decide how state...

Best & Brightest: Brielle Smith, Westminster Schools of Augusta

...program director, vacation bible school volunteer and music team leader...tutoring for Baltimore public schools OF NOTE: Brielle enjoys cross-stitching...most demanding courses our school has to offer. Only a handful...college counseling, Westminster Schools of Augusta

Richmond County high school graduations set

Seniors from 10 Richmond County high schools will graduate Tuesday and Wednesday, taking the walk to get their diplomas.The students are not only the first to graduate under...

Prader-Willi syndrome brings challenges for Evans family

...problems with the Lowndes County school system became too much earlier...Williams, 14, in Columbia County schools' special education program...her control, like parties at school or church, where adults offered...Rachelle broke her ankle at school in Valdosta and had to use...

In world of mounting fees, some stand out

...on campus. Apply to several schools on your short list, and application...application fee tops the list. Other schools, including USC and the University...Typically, the better the school, the costlier it is to apply...counselors to see if their school would be the right fit for...

Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...added 10,000 new teachers and built more schools and classrooms than any previous administration...educational television network; encouraged school consolidation; and greatly expanded vocational...elevated to four-year status; a new dental school was established; and $176.5 million...

New developments underscore rising threat of Chechen extremism

...reports express that ISIS is heavily recruiting more Chechens by offering Chechen-specific brigades with Caucasus-centered schools for children. Al-Shishani has vowed to bring the fight back to Russia, but one can predict that the Chechen threat will...