Graduation rates, poverty on the rise in Murray
Greg Walker grew up in Murray County Schools, left when he graduated in 1980 and came back last year.
Dalton school calendar gets March adjustment
Students and teachers with Dalton Public Schools will have an early release on Friday, March 14, after some changes to the school calendar.
AP Interview: Deal details education proposals
Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday he will propose the state establish a separate scholarship within the HOPE grant program to provide full tuition for technical college students with a 3.5 grade-point average.
Regents to review out-of-state tuition waivers
State regents say they plan policy changes next month that would allow the board -- rather than state lawmakers -- to make decisions on tuition waivers for out-of-state students at Georgia colleges and universities.
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Regents to discuss smoking ban at state colleges
The board that governs Georgia’s public colleges and universities is taking a close look at banning tobacco from campuses statewide.
California schools prepare for transgender rights law
With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.
‘Don’t quit and work hard’
Her legs had been crushed. Owning a lumber yard in Mexico has always been a blessing for the Torres family...
Graduation rates rise for most area schools
A majority of local high schools saw increases in their graduation rates since last year, reflecting a statewide trend, data released Wednesday shows.
Georgia high school graduation rate increases
The graduation rate for the state’s public high schools increased by nearly two percentage points over the previous year, state education officials said.
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