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Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints.

$1,000 GaDNR Grant Available for Top Conservation Teacher

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

Common Core continues to be used in over forty states despite evidence to suggest they are improving student outcomes.

Georgia Tech says 1 person arrested in protest is a student

Georgia Tech says one of the people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university, while the other two are not.

Tattnall Board of Ed. Holds Steady with Millage Rate for 2017

The Tattnall County Board of Education held a public hearing Monday night on the 2017 millage rate and ultimately voted to ___ keep the...

Property owners lash out at Evans Board of Ed. Over Tax...

The Evans County Board of Education heard from an angry crowd of property owners and residents Monday night at their third public hearing for...

Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting his physical description.

Lawyer: Georgia Tech police overreacted by killing student

A Georgia Tech police officer overreacted by firing a gunshot that killed a student who investigators say was armed with a knife and ignored commands to drop it, a lawyer for the family said.

Column: GA’s New Federal Education Plan – Deal vs. Woods

Column: Georgia's federal education plan brings the big issue of K-12 public education to the forefront - politicians' agendas.

MAP MONDAY: Why 85% of Georgia’s Peach Crops Are Destroyed

By some reports, 85% of Georgia's peach crop was destroyed after an unusually warm winter.
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