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Georgia

Georgia To End Graduation Test

The Georgia Board of Education on Wednesday approved phasing out the state graduation test. The change means students entering high school this fall won’t have to take the test to graduate.

Georgia

Teachers Seek Higher Pay In Georgia

Georgia’s public schools are attracting hundreds of teachers who commute from nearby Tennessee.

Georgia Tech Rethinks Savannah Campus
Georgia

Georgia Tech Rethinks Savannah Campus

Officials from the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to visit the school’s Savannah campus this week. Their goal is to reassure students and faculty that the science and technology institute is still committed to Georgia’s coast.

Teachers take a break before a protest rally at the Tennessee state capitol building. Photo by Christine Jessel.
Tennessee

Collective Bargaining in East Tennessee

In Tennessee’s Collective Bargaining War, it was State Representative Debra Maggart who fired the proverbial first shot. Speaking in a House Education Committee meeting, Maggart told fellow legislators, “The unions had a great run.”