Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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.

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.

Republican tax bill furthers DeVos’ push for school choice

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ school-choice agenda is getting a bit of a boost from the Republican tax bill, which would allow parents to use education savings accounts to pay tuition at private elementary and secondary schools.

Georgia schools record increases across the board on CCRPI

The state score for Georgia's high schools was 77, up from 75.7 in 2016.

Sources: DeVos may only partly forgive some student loans

The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges

It’s time to apply for FAFSA Student Aid

More than 238,000 students applied for AID on the first day applications were accepted for 2018-2019.

Georgia mom upset about sexual ‘identity definitions’ quiz at school

Just days after a Georgia school district was blasted for a homework assignment on designing the mascot for the Nazi Party, another is taking heat for a 'sexual identity' assignment.

Georgia mom upset about sexual ‘identity definitions’ quiz at school

Just days after a Georgia school district was blasted for a homework assignment on designing the mascot for the Nazi Party, another is taking heat for a 'sexual identity' assignment.

Parents outraged after students asked to design Nazi mascot

“Directions: The year is 1935 and you have been tasked with creating a mascot to represent the Nazi party at its political rallies,” it read in part.

Deal: Georgia GED annual graduates up in FY 17

“An educated workforce provides a strong foundation for a prosperous economy, and we are dedicated to providing Georgia citizens with high-quality educational options,”