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Another pay raise for Georgia teachers may or may not alleviate teacher shortages across the state.
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The message seems simple: Anyone can get most, or even all, of their tuition paid through the state’s signature college scholarship program. Students just have to get the right grades and standardized test scores. Over three years one nonprofit group helped nearly 200 students apply. Many were the first in their families to attend college; most were Black. But they struggled with the standardized tests. So in the end, how many qualified for a Bright Futures scholarship — the ticket Florida created to educational opportunity? Not a single one.
A new educational program for elementary students, which has been tested since 2019, will allow children to learn about where our food comes from.
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In the final episode of Gold Dome Debrief's second season, we wrap up the past 40 days with an overview of the legislative session and a recap on bills to look out for.
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Some Georgia public high school students have limited access to college entrance exams like the SAT or the ACT. But taking these exams can increase their chances of being accepted into universities.
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Our tenth episode covers the major bipartisan changes to a bill on voting fraud and the circumstances that expecting parents face when it comes to out-of-pocket expenses throughout a pregnancy.
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The Georgia state budget is a cause for concern for some legislators who believe the spending is too high.
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In this episode, we take a look at state budget initiatives, new programs for elementary students, and new housing for college students.
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On this episode, the Fresh Take Georgia team discusses Crossover Day and gives an overview of which bills did or did not make the cut.
Luke Manget, an assistant professor of history at Dalton State College, conducted 10 years of research on the little-known history of the Appalachian ginseng trade and the intricacies of the shared economy.
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