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.
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.
The lifting of a 40-year-old desegregation order has raised the question of whether changes will have to be made to the admissions process for Richmond County's magnet schools.
Richmond County schools Controller Gene Spires said there are technical problems that must be resolved before signing on to a federal program that would offer free breakfast and lunch to all of the district's students.
About 20 teachers in the Richmond County school system won $2,000 Teaching Causes Learning Action Research Project awards that support the district's Race to the Top grant initiatives.
ATLANTA - President Obama singled out Georgia's early childhood education program in his State of the Union address, but the state has stumbled to meet its goal of enrolling every child in pre-K.
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.