There are changes ahead for Hall County Schools and Gainesville City Schools as $400 million in Race to the Top funding is forecasted to enter school districts this fall.
Susan Nation has seen firsthand the benefits of arts for local young people. Nation is a drama teacher at McEver Arts Academy, a school in which 73 percent of students speak English as a second language. As part of her lesson plan, Nation uses acting and improvisation to help build her students' confidence. "When they talk in front of others, they lose that fear," she said. "They know they have those abilities." Arts-based strategies such ...
Russell Vandiver, who has worked at Lanier Technical College for 34 years, was appointed the new president of the school Thursday afternoon.
It's Week 2 of football season for most area high schools, and the action on the field is already intensifying.