The typical Georgia undergraduate was reportedly charged $7,142 in tuition and mandatory fees this year. Many paid less because of financial aid or HOPE scholarships. Georgia's sticker price was lower than all but three other states in the 16-state region.
Students will be taught the dangers of vaping, as well as human trafficking, under legislation likely to go into effect next year.
Some Georgia teachers who agree to work in certain rural or low performing schools could get an extra $3,000 a year for five years under a bill advancing in the state Senate.
Georgia’s debate over election bills, the state’s energy usage and extracurricular activities for home-schoolersFTG Podcast Team
In our seventh weekly podcast episode of Gold Dome Debrief we cover Georgia's legislative debate over election bills in the state House and Senate, the future of energy in the state, and the progress of a bill that would allow home-schooled students to engage in extracurricular activities in public schools. #gapol
A new bill in the Georgia Legislature would mandate instruction on tobacco and vapor products for students in public school grades K-12. In a House Education Committee meeting on Feb. 9, Rep. Bonnie Rich, R-Suwanee, said her HB 287 would address the current vaping crisis, which has emerged in schools within the last few years.
The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is off to a rocky start in Georgia, and teachers are anxious to claim their spots in line. In the meantime, many are back in schools, putting on a brave face for students and expressing alarm among friends. Babette DeLaune is a retired K-12 educator. She retired two years ago, after 14 years teaching in Clayton County, and another 12 in Cherokee County.