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Sunday, September 24, 2017

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.

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.

Georgia Southern University College of Business named a Key Institution in...

A recent study in the Journal of Education for Business ranked Georgia Southern’s College of Business No. 3 in the nation for productivity in business and...

Georgia Tech student with knife killed by campus police

Campus police shot and killed a Georgia Tech student who they say was advancing on officers with a knife.
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