A national coalition is adjusting education standards in the arts, but adoption of the potential changes doesn't now seem to be on the state's radar.
As childhood obesity rates soar across the nation and especially in Georgia, some Gainesville Middle School parents are eager to learn more about how to change the trend.
Taking days off for winter weather now means being in class during spring weather for University of North Georgia students.
One thing students have to know when they're playing in the snow instead of in class: Chances are, they're going to have to make up those missed days.
Public schools already get a four-day grace period for winter weather, but the state board of education is considering tacking on extra flexibility as classrooms across Georgia scramble to make up time lost to inclement conditions.
The Hall County School District may soon find itself having to choose between three options that may not be just right.
If you felt some extra rumbling Sunday afternoon, it wasn't your imagination.
A great teacher has the capability of not only molding young minds but changing lives, not only for students, but for the community.
As snow and freezing rain pelted Hall County early in the week, some students grabbed their laptops instead of grabbing their homemade sleds.
The Gainesville City Schools system has received an award based on its work through a collaborative learning template from the University of California-Los Angeles.
When accumulating snow is in the forecast, many people rush to the nearest grocery store to stock up on needed supplies to last for a few days.
The Hall County School District continues to contemplate opening all county schools not only to all students inside district lines, but those from other counties as well.
Four language immersion prekindergarten classrooms are all set to move to a long-vacant school building.
It may not be the Olympics, but the Get Gifted gift shop at The Oaks at Lanier Charter Career Academy has gone for gold.
When snow and ice are in the forecast, more people need the services of the Good News at Noon shelter.
Local lawyer and former Hall County Commissioner Ashley Bell has formally announced his intentions to run for state school superintendent.
When the new Fair Street School building opened in October 2013, it was the Gainesville city school system's goal for all of those students to have their own school-issued tablet devices with the intent of eventually taking those home.
A new piece of equipment at the Hall County Recycling Center will increase efficiency and hopefully attract more users.
Hall County students can rest easy: Barring any further bad weather, their spring breaks and summer vacations are free from being intruded upon.
For Eduardo Castaneda, 2014 has been a happy year so far.
Brenau University junior Zalina Nazarova has been glued to her television night after night for the past couple of weeks.
"Don't give up, don't give out and don't give in."
Local schools can rest easy as the state Board of Education has eased up on requirements to make up lost days.