GHS freshmen honored
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) recently approved the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness at Gordon State College.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded nearly $1.6 million in research funding to University of Georgia’s Jack Huang to research cost-effective treatments to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from water, wastewater and biosolids to ensure safe water f…
Futral Road Elementary students are doing well with virtual learning this year. “Futral Road Elementary students are knocking it out of the park with virtual learning,” a statement from the school read. “Students are learning from their homes, community centers, daycares and churches. They log
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and UGA Tifton campus are providing high school and college students an online opportunity to explore majors and careers at the upcoming annual ShowCAES event.
The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Enrique Ralls as Cowan Road Middle School principal during a virtual called board meeting held Sept. 22.
Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
MUNCIE, Ind. — Just two weeks after students started returning to Ball State University last month, the surrounding county had become Indiana’s coronavirus epicenter.
INDIANAPOLIS — With many teachers opting out of returning to the classroom because of the coronavirus, schools around the U.S. are scrambling to find replacements and in some places lowering certification requirements to help get substitutes in the door.
When vegetable farmers harvest crops, they often rely on post-harvest washing to reduce any foodborne pathogens, but a new University of Georgia study shows promise in reducing these pathogens — as well as lowering labor costs — by applying sanitizers to produce while it is still in the fields.
Gordon State College is one of three University System of Georgia institutions ranked in the Top Public Schools in the Regional Colleges South category, according to the 2021 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges list.
Georgians who racked up large student loan debt while attending the now-closed ITT Technical Institute are set for nearly $10 million in debt relief through a settlement agreement announced Wednesday.
Several groups are pressing Gov. Brian Kemp to start divvying out small federal grant funds aimed at helping families pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most Georgians believe parents should receive small federal grant funds to help pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a poll released this week.
ATLANTA — Georgia voters still strongly support public charter schools eight years after ratifying a constitutional amendment letting the state create charter schools, according to a new poll.
O'FALLON, Mo. — Teachers in at least three states have died after bouts with the coronavirus since the dawn of the new school year, and a teachers' union leader worries that the return to in-person classes will have a deadly impact across the U.S. if proper precautions aren't taken.
ATLANTA — Georgia public-school students outperformed their peers around the country on the SAT for the third year in a row, the state Department of Education reported.
If at-home learning has caused you to desire a deeper engagement with your child’s learning, the Griffin-Spalding County School System has a variety of free resources available to help you support their education.
ATLANTA — Coronavirus infections continue to spread at the University of Georgia, with the school reporting more than 1,400 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week.
Faculty and staff at Futral Road Elementary School held a virtual clap out for their students. Teachers recognized students who are doing an outstanding job with virtual learning. They also recognized one parent from each class who has “been a great team player since remote learning started.…
Several school districts may be picking up where they left off in March when many schools in the country suddenly shut down due to concerns over coronavirus. Now, as we approach the beginning of the school year, teachers, administrators and families are adapting to an unusual first day of sc…
BARNESVILLE — Gordon State College made the commitment that every instructor teaching for Fall Semester 2020 would complete the college’s certification process to teach online.
Typically at State Council, voting delegates from each county in Georgia vote on candidates in the running to represent them on the Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors.
The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday signaled it will deny Georgia’s request to waive year-end standardized tests for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking a bold backlash from the state’s top school official.
Hundreds of University of Georgia students tested positive for COVID-19 during the first full week of classes that began last week, the school announced Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Va. — Liberty University is opening an independent investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr.'s tenure as president, a wide-ranging inquiry that will include financial, real estate and legal matters, the evangelical school's board announced Monday.
RALEIGH, N.C. — As more and more schools and businesses around the country get the OK to reopen, college towns are moving in the opposite direction because of too much partying and too many COVID-19 infections among students.
As part of its mission to promote the cause of higher education and recognize distinguished service, the Gordon State College Foundation granted emeritus status to Bill Cooper and William Fears in its first meeting for the academic year Wednesday.
Dr. Charles Hodges, a professor of finance at the University of West Georgia, recently spoke about the relationship between the United States and China at the Rotary Club of Griffin meeting.
ATLANTA — Two teachers were recently looking for ways to motivate their students for a new school year amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has hit their south Georgia community especially hard. Their solution — remakes of rapper Jack Harlow’s ‘WHATS POPPIN’ — has gone viral.