It's not just about what America's kids are getting in the lunch line. The Obama administration is moving to phase out junk food advertising on football scoreboards and elsewhere on school grounds.
PETA is petitioning against Kennesaw State University's use of a live owl as the school's mascot.
Two Holy Innocents' teachers have combined pop culture with classroom learning to create a fun "treasure hunt" lesson.
The new social media app Yik Yak is running afoul of school leaders in Roswell and other districts around the nation. They're afraid the app could be used for cyberbullying.
The theme at Georgia Tech Friday night was "weird" as in weird musical instruments.
The State Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution allowing individual districts to forego making up days missed due to this winter's storms.
Another weather-related problem created by our winter storms? The amount of missed school days.
The former Atlanta Public Schools human resources chief has pleaded guilty in connection to the district's cheating scandal.
Schools took one of the biggest hits during the last storm. But since the storm, they've had little time to deal with the lessons they've learned.
The study takes into consideration the number of bookstores, library resources, internet use, educational levels and newspaper circulation.
Cobb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa announced his resignation at conclusion of Monday night's school board meeting.
Jill Buchanan expertly guides her students' learning and celebrates them as individuals.
Gwinnett County Public Schools has decided to call students back to
school Friday as most other districts in the area keep students home.
Moody's says Fort Valley State University faces a $2 million deficit, has a miniscule amount of cash available and has a grim outlook.
In separate lawsuits, two GSU students, age 19 and 20, accuse members of Georgia Tech's Phi Gamma Delta fraternity of drugging and abusing them. One claims she was raped.
Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga., is exploring the idea of adding a Florida campus.
trio of kindergarten students in southwest Atlanta found a balloon with
their teacher's name on it. It turns out the balloon was sent into the
air by another Ms. Sims at a school in Alabama -- 100 miles away.
This week, as part of a busy legislative agenda, lawmakers are looking at expanding where guns are allowed, requiring drug testing for food stamp recipients and taking a closer look at how the state's Department of Family and Children Services operates.
Miller Grove's basketball coach advanced to represent Georgia in USA Today High School Sports' regional best coach contest.
The DeKalb County School District has had its accreditation status elevated from Accredited Probation to Accredited Warned.
This trio of educators is dedicated to helping students understand material they may have a tough time grasping in the classroom.
Schoola Stitch allows parents to sell their children's gently used clothes. Proceeds from the sales will benefit their kids' schools.
Former Kennedy Middle School principal Lucious Brown pleaded guilty Friday to a single felony charge of Interference with Government Property for altering CRCT answer sheets.
Frustrated with a lack of parent involvement in schools, Cobb County School Board member David Morgan suggests denying tickets to absentee parents for their own child's graduation.
Clarke Central High School guidance counselor recognized by the President for giving back to community.
After proposing an increase in funding for schools in Georgia to the tune of $547 million in his State of the State address, Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday also addressed funding for the Department of Family and Children's Services.
School counselor and Riverdale City Council member Cynthia Stamps-Jones claims she was wrongly arrested for not reporting abused 5-year-old student to DFCS within 24 hours.
Proposed colleges include a Graduate College, an Honors College and the College of Architecture and Construction Management.
The Georgia legislature convenes Monday to take up some of the most troubling issues affecting the most vulnerable among us.
Georgia Power reports a power outage affected some Clayton County Schools Monday morning.
A new report ranks Georgia at 17 in the nation in achievement in kindergarten through 12th grades. But that ranking does
not tell the whole story.
Bill to be considered this year would allow students to carry guns on college campuses.
Kennesaw State University hired Marietta-based WellStar Medical Group to run its Student Health Services.
The Obama administration is issuing new recommendations on classroom discipline in an effort to address apparent disparities in how students of different races are disciplined.
A Michigan city makes scholarships available for any eligible student graduating from its city schools. Mayor Reed the same thing in Atlanta.
Just about every school district in north Georgia has decided to cancel class on Tuesday.
EpiPens are now required in all schools to protect children with food
For decades the GED test has been the brand name for the high school equivalency exam. It's about to undergo some changes.
Teenage boys at Pinecrest Academy created a video called "Virtue Makes You Beautiful" for their female classmates.
All 37 Goddard Schools across the country have tested holiday toys for infants through preschool-age children.
The Obama administration has announced that six states have won a combined $280 million in grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
Fulton County prosecutors say a former testing coordinator has pleaded guilty in a district-wide cheating conspiracy.
A north Georgia school board has approved a measure allowing some resource officers to carry long-range rifles.
Three students are facing criminal charges after a teacher was knocked unconscious during a classroom disturbance at an Atlanta high school.
According to the Fulton County District Attorney, two APS educators were expected to enter guilty pleas in the CRCT cheating scandal on Monday afternoon.
Amanda Quay teaches at Hickory Hills Elementary School, an arts academy in Marietta.
American University was locked down Wednesday evening for the report of a man with a gun on campus.
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