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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Atlanta school evacuated after pipe bursts, causing bang

A pipe burst with a loud bang at an Atlanta elementary school early Wednesday, prompting officials to evacuate students, authorities said.

Georgia college expands training program for truck drivers

A Georgia college is expanding its training program for commercial truck drivers as the U.S. faces a national trucker shortage.

Talks begin to rewrite rules protecting students from fraud

Education Department officials opened formal negotiations on Monday to rewrite federal rules meant to protect students from fraud by colleges and universities.

Lawsuit seeks new recourse on for-profit college fraud

Two women who claim they were defrauded by a for-profit college have sued the Education Department and a private loan servicer in a case their attorneys say could provide a new legal remedy for tens of thousands of students frustrated with the department’s inaction on claims seeking loan forgiveness.

Georgia begins effort to turn around low-performing schools

Members of the board met recently to discuss how they’ll start the process of attempting to turn around struggling schools across the state

75 GA School Districts Win Accolade for Farm-to-School Program

The farm-to-school program served more than 97 million school meals with local food items to more than one million students in the 2016-17 school year.

UGA Extension and Rural Georgia Healthy Housing Advisory Board earn national...

What an awesome honor for these 3 ladies who work so hard for our Extension Program.

University: Cheerleaders who knelt for anthem to be on field

A Georgia university which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies.

Florida State becomes 3rd university to suspend Greek life

Florida State becomes at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies.

Georgia grant offering free tuition expanded to include additional high-demand industries

Students who receive the HOPE Grant and who wish to study aviation maintenance, automotive technology, distribution-materials management, electrical line working or several construction-related programs will also qualify for free tuition provided by the HOPE Career Grant.
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