The McIntosh County Board of Education in coastal Georgia is now sitting in the same boat as school districts Clayton and DeKalb counties. The school district based in Darien has been placed on probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Dozens of complaints were filed last fall amidst the chaos of bullying complaints,
In case you were working on an end-of-semester project, sleeping off a hangover, or just disconnected from all things public college in this state, tuition is going to go up 2 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year. That should work out to between $27 and $98 per semester for full-time, in-state undergraduates, depending on the
Unsurprisingly, Emory University is opposed to the new Trump travel ban, just as they were opposed to the first one and further considered – but ultimately decided against – becoming a sanctuary campus. That consideration led the Georgia General Assembly to pass a law last month preventing sanctuary campuses from receiving state funding, even though there
With 100% of precincts reporting, it’s clear that Cobb County’s fifth E-SPLOST passed with a bigly margin. Turnout today was a pitiful 7.65%; regardless, the ayes have it with nearly 74% of the vote. Here’s the complete SPLOST notebook, and here’s the Readers’ Digest version of what Cobb voters can expect to see following this vote.
Georgia is getting serious about training students for careers in cyber security. In January, Governor Nathan Deal announced a $50 million investment in the FY2017 amended budget for the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Facility in Augusta. The new center will complement the U.S. Army Cyber Center for Excellence at Fort Gordon, which has been
This week’s Courier Herald column: There was a time in recent Georgia history when it was impolite to talk about the concept of “Two Georgias”. There was the thriving and growing Atlanta – the economic engine of the state. Then, there was everything else. The “Other Georgia”. The people that could see the writing on
This week’s Courier Herald column: In my day job, I spend a good bit of time working on policy solutions in the areas of medicine and education, among other topics. They are complex areas, without singular problems nor singular silver-bullet solutions. The fields appear to have very little in common. And yet, many of the