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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Republican tax bill drops controversial loan provisions

Republican lawmakers have dropped from the tax bill provisions that were criticized by students and educators as making college less affordable.

Kennesaw University president to step down early next year

Georgia education officials say Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens will resign as president early next year. Olens has had a tumultuous first year at...

Board finalizes Armstrong, Georgia Southern merger

The final approval has been granted for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and Bainbridge State College will also merge.

U.S. students’ literacy scores decline on international tests

U.S. students decline on international literacy test. Are the new education reforms working?

More private university chiefs top $2M as pay keeps climbing

The average chief received total compensation of nearly $570,000, including salary, bonuses and benefits, according to a survey of 500 schools -- Among the highest earners were 10 who made more than $2 million.

Approximately 1,600 degrees conferred during Georgia Southern’s annual Fall Commencement

Rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of nearly 1,600 graduates at Georgia Southern University as graduate and undergraduate students were recognized during the Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony Friday.

Students hid in classrooms during shooting that left 3 dead

The shooter and the two victims killed at New Mexico High School.

Georgia’s Governor announces three new College and Career Academies

The academies will encourage high school students to dually enroll in college. 

Georgia DNR announces wildlife poster contest

GA DNR is offering a wildlife poster contest.

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