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GA Lottery transfers more than $1.14 billion to education

The Georgia Lottery Corp. transferred its fiscal year 2018 profits, a total of $1.14 billion for education programs.

219,000 students benefit from Georgia’s free online textbook program

To date, Affordable Learning Georgia has saved students more than $31 million on textbook costs, and the initiative is expected to grow in coming years.

Georgia Southern receives grant to create new, bilateral study abroad experience

Georgia Southern University is one of 18 higher education institutions that will soon implement a new academic exchange program to provide students unique learning opportunities thanks to a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Competition.

44% of parents are paying off their own student loans, while also paying for...

In a disturbing report released this week, data shows that more and more parents are paying off their own student loans while also paying for their own children's college tuition. 

University System of Georgia Joins Forces with US Army

The University System of Georgia (USG) and the U.S. Army Cyber Center in Augusta are working together to help fill the more than 11,000 current cyber job openings around the state.

One University in Georgia finished third in NSA Codebreaker Challenge

The University of North Georgia (UNG) finished third out of 377 schools — and tops among senior military colleges — in the National Security Agency...

School Takeover Bill Passes the House with Bipartisan Support

This past November, Georgia voters denied Governor Nathan Deal's Opportunity School District (OSD) in 152 of 159 counties. This citizen rebuke sent a message...

Governor signs school turnaround bill, other education legislation

After voters rejected a similar measure on Nov. of 2016, Governor Deal signs into law a school-turnaround bill for the state's lowest-performing schools.

Georgia university releases gender neutral pronouns guide: ‘ne’, ‘ve’, & ‘ey’

The LBGT Resource Center at Kennesaw State University released a pamphlet listing several gender-neutral pronouns such as "ne, "ve," and "ey." The words are emphasized...

Georgia Southern included on prestigious 2018 Green Ribbon Schools list by U.S. Department of...

Save Georgia Southern University has been included on the prestigious 2018 Green Ribbon Schools list by the U.S. Department of Education for its environmental accomplishments. Areas of recognition include sustainability, health, physical education, safety policies, food service and environmental and sustainability curriculum.