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High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

High school graduates across the country missed out on an estimated $2.9 billion worth of Pell Grant funds last year simply by not filling out a free application.
2014 tumultuous year for Paine College

Over the course of one year, Paine College experienced a campus shooting, an upheaval in administration, received its third accreditation sanction in three years and heard from hundreds of students demanding change.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's code of conduct hearing starts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who has said he sexually assaulted her recounted what happened nearly two years ago.
New regulations aim to upgrade safety at colleges, universities

The Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to comply with the conditions as part of their participation in Federal student financial aid programs.
Across the region

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Police in Douglas County say an officer found more than $1 million worth of crystal methamphetamine during a recent traffic stop.
Stallings Island Middle earns award, ice cream

Stallings Island Middle School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School.
Ruling for South Carolina's rural schools is encouraging for reform

Time has expired. What we do now in education must matter - and it must produce results.
Stronger season couldn't save UAB football program

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is shutting down the football program after one of the Blazers' stronger seasons.
Jameis Winston's hearing ends, but there's no timetable when a decision might be reached

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A two-day hearing at Florida State that could determine quarterback Jameis Winston's future at the university ended on Wednesday with no decision and no definitive timetable on when the case will be resolved.
Paine College faculty members ask for board chairman's resignation

Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.