GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- All seven Republican candidates said Saturday night they would reject an increase in the minimum wage and that Congress should act to stop the use of the multistate Common Core education standards.
COLUMBIA - The widow of Republican campaign strategist Lee Atwater, known for his take-no-prisoners tactics, has entered the race to be South Carolina's next schools superintendent.
That was a terrific story about the World War II vets.
The state of Alabama's stranglehold on the BCS national title has showcased the best and worst of a football-mad populace.
Dominique Scott, the owner of a tutoring company, alledgedly falsified financial documents to qualify as provider under the federal Supplemental Education Services program in 2010.
High profile players as Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee joined an NCPA protest during games on Saturday with 'APU' displays.
Gone are the days when a parent received a friendly phone call from a teacher when a child was accused of misbehaving. Now, a parent receives written notice to appear at a school disciplinary tribunal, a process with its own set of procedural rules, educators sitting as quasi-judges and severe consequences upon the finding of guilt. Although these tribunals are different than court proceedings, the consequences can be just as serious with the possibility of a student being kicked out of school permanently.
Just days before fall classes begin at Georgia Regents University, thousands of students are without financial aid disbursements to pay for tuition and books because of a technical glitch caused by consolidation.
There are anticipated cuts to educational programs, as well as a likely freeze in rental assistance for the poor and reductions in community development grants.
Augusta Technical College will no longer offer the federal direct loan program after more than 200 students received loans, dropped out of school and took the money with them - leaving the college to deal with the debt.