- — In order to make the concepts of Ecology and Life Science more concrete for students, Mr. Dave McGovern’s fourth grade Science classes at North Brooks Elementary will be growing a winter garden this year. The garden will be planted with Greens, Loose leaf lettuce, and Snap beans. This allows the students to experience the concepts and use the vocabulary in a real life setting.
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Georgia university launching new MBA program
Georgia Regents University's college of business is launching an MBA program targeted toward students with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
2 Ga. schools recognized for environmental work
The U.S. Department of Education is recognizing two suburban Atlanta schools for their work to cut down on harmful environmental impacts.
- Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
Historically black colleges face uncertain future
Three days before Payton Wilkins returned home to Detroit last May with a bachelor's degree, his cousin was arrested for selling heroin and crack cocaine.
Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools
Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
Ga. considers exemptions to school food standards
Georgia officials who call new federal nutrition standards an over-reach want to give schools plenty of loopholes to sell sweet treats during fundraisers.
Getting Started: New graduates need to be ready for when jobs return
As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search.
Families plan higher back-to-school spending, retailers’ report says
Families expect to spend more on school items than they did last year, even though more than 80 percent say the tough economy still affects their spending decisions, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school survey.
The heavy burden of college aid
Return on investment is a clear measure of what you get for your money. Incredibly, the federal government doesn’t apply that simple concept to the $137 billion a year it spends on college financial aid.
President McKinney Announces Appointment of Dr. Kimberly Luse as Chief of Staff
Valdosta State University President William J. McKinney has named Dr. Kimberly A. Luse as his new chief of staff, effective July 21.
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