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Students Turning to Private Guidance Counselors

"College is no joke," Robert Roddy says to a group of freshmen. Roddy is a school's college counselor, and he's telling these ninth-graders they...

School Districts Face Another Tough Budget

ATLANTA- Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough year financially as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce. Education experts say...

New Law Labels Interns ‘Highly Qualified Teachers’

SAN FRANCISCO- Civil rights advocates are blasting new federal legislation that allows states to classify teaching interns as "highly qualified teachers" and regularly assign...

Dismissal Sought for Ga. Ex-Principal’s Charges

ATHENS, Ga.  - Federal court documents show prosecutors wantto drop embezzlement charges against former Winterville ElementarySchool Principal Yvonne John-Daniels. John-Daniels resigned as principal of...

HOPE Book Allowance Cut in Half

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia college students will get less money fromthe HOPE Scholarship next year. Beginning July 1, a book allowance that helps students...

Georgia College Students Earn Awards in NMUN Competition

Georgia College Model United Nation students made their debut at the Fall 2010 National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in Washington, D.C., and certainly left...

Nursing Program Planned at Athens, Ga. Campus

ATHENS, Ga.  - Piedmont College says it will begin offeringa bachelor's degree program in nursing at its Athens campus nestyear. The college has been...

Poll: Most Want Easier Way to Fire Bad Teachers

ATLANTA  - An overwhelming majority of Americans are frustrated that it's too difficult to get rid of bad teachers. And most Americans believe that...

UGA Scientists Get $2M Federal Grant

ATHENS, Ga.  - The University of Georgia has received a $2million grant to work on designing a new computer that can morerapidly solve problems...

East Ga. School Superintendent Wins National Award

GREENSBORO, Ga. (AP) - An east Georgia school superintendent haswon a national award. Greene County Superintendent Barbara Pulliam Davis has receivedthe "superintendent of the year"...

Deal says more Education Spending Cuts Likely

ATLANTA  - Georgia's incoming governor tells a newspaperstate budget woes may require further cuts in education spending. Gov.-elect Nathan Deal tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitutionthat...

Special Report: Education Nation

41NBC is taking an in depth look at a several of the issues facing our local schools.  It's part of a nationwide effort to...
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