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Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for students

A common trend is occurring among the nation's online charter schools. Parents scramble to find a school for their kids.

HR administrator named interim president at Albany State

The former human-resources administrator for Georgia’s university system has been named interim president of Albany State University.

Loaded gun found at Georgia elementary school

Some parents want students to use see-through backpacks and a Georgia school district is pleading with people to lock up their guns after a student brought a loaded gun into his elementary classroom.

Teacher: board head should resign; marshal ‘needs training’

The Louisiana teacher who was arrested after questioning her superintendent’s pay raise at a school board meeting called Thursday for the board president’s resignation.

Emory University gets $400 million gift, its largest ever

Georgia's Emory University is receiving a $400 million gift to accelerate scientific discoveries in healthcare.

Popular Georgia online charter school to close grades K-5

After 5 years of failure, a popular state online charter school to close at the end of this school year for grades K-5

Student Government Association presidents build ties across campuses

How the Student Government Association at Georgia Southern University has brought students together.

COLUMN: Is Georgia’s rural education plan for rural Georgia?

Column: Is Rural Development Council's recommendations about the betterment of rural Georgia? Are the Council's recommendations to premature for legislation?

GA lawmakers hear testimony on new education tax

Georgia legislators heard testimony about a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow another penny on the dollar sales tax for schools.

Less emphasis on testing decreases performance gaps in STEM subjects

When the value of exams is changed, performance gaps increase or decrease accordingly.