Georgia could lose out on $9.9 million in Race to the Top grant money if it doesn't implement merit-based pay for teachers by September 2015.
With tight budgets and student numbers slowly ticking upward, classroom sizes have increased incrementally over the years.
In a letter addressed to Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education said it intends to withhold $9.9 million in Race to the Top grant funding from the state.
Textbooks can be an expensive, large chunk of school budgets.
They deserve a hero's welcome, but all too often returning veterans barely register to their fellow Americans as people who need help.
Gone are the days of trudging to school in the snow, uphill both ways, perilously carrying a stack of heavy textbooks.
It's just another day at the office for paralegal Maria Quiroz.
It was time for one more graduation Friday morning, recognizing young students who have spent their summer in a classroom setting to remain at grade level in their subjects.
With the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., still a raw memory, the topic of school safety remains timely, particularly as the new school year approaches.
Lanier Technical College is the first technical college in the state to offer an apprenticeship program to its students.
Federal regulators are considering new safety standards and technologies for school buses, while locally all motorists are being urged to practice caution on the roads throughout the upcoming school year.
Georgia leaders announced Monday the state will develop its own assessments for the Common Core standards, opting out of a national consortium in the process of creating those tests.
An action committee will study Hall County Schools' social studies curriculum, as approved by the Board of Education at its Monday meeting.
Families who need extra assistance in securing school supplies and other necessities have two options for relief this week.
What started as an alternative high school choice for the Gainesville school system now presents a number of options for students who, for whatever reason, don't quite fit in with the traditional high school setting.
With the snip of a ribbon, the Hall County Sheriff's Office has a permanent presence in the South Hall area.
A Gainesville couple are in custody after Hall County authorities linked them to a string of residential burglaries in South Hall.
For West Hall High Principal Scott Justus, tonight's football game is less about the result and more about the community the team's winning season has inspired.
Flowery Branch's Growlers on Main will reopen a week after being shuttered by the city for violations of its alcoholic beverage license.
It's closing time - at least temporarily - for the popular Growlers on Main draft beer business in downtown Flowery Branch.
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