Georgia Education

12 North Georgia students selected for GaDOE advisory council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods has selected 66 Georgia high-school students to serve on his 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council, including 12 from schools located in North Georgia. "Year after year, my Student Advisory Council is an invaluable resource as I make decisions that impact students across the state," Woods said...
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Football Fridays In Georgia: Roswell at Walton

GPB’s Football Fridays in Georgia returns to Cobb County this week for the Class 7A showdown between Roswell and Walton. Roswell (4-0) has been an offensive juggernaut behind quarterback Robbie Roper, who has thrown for 1,429 yards and 19 touchdowns. The Hornets have not scored fewer than 40 points in a game and are coming off a 41-21 win over Campbell. Walton (2-1) is coming off a bye week after it was defeated 51-35 by West Forsyth.
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Richmond County School send home students' Georgia Milestone results

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - Results from Richmond County student's 2020-2021 school year Georgia Milestones test were sent home on Friday. The Georgia Milestones is a standardized assessment given to students at the end of a school year. Dr. Malinda Cobb, associate superintendent for academic services with Richmond County Schools, wants...

Ga. DOE selects over 60 new Student Advisory Council members

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Sixty-six Georgia high school students have been selected to serve on the 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council, according to State School Superintendent Richard Woods. Throughout the year, these students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. “Year after year,...

ABC 27's Friday Night Overtime: Georgia Week 5, Florida Week 4

(WTXL) — Every Friday night kicks off ABC 27's Friday Night Overtime Show!. Sports Director Alison Posey and Sports Reporter Dom Tibbetts will be bringing the latest highlights from games around the Big Bend and South Georgia area in your news at 11 p.m. through the entire high school football season.

10 Southwest Georgia high school students selected for state council

66 Georgia High School students from grades 10-12 have been selected by State School Superintendent Richard Woods to serve on his 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council. The students will meet with Woods throughout the year over how the state's policies have impacted the classroom. “Year after year, my Student Advisory Council...
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COVID-19 cases on Georgia college campuses declining

The University System of Georgia continues to encourage students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks inside campus facilities, with institutions beginning to report declines in early spikes of positive COVID-19 cases on campuses, according to a news release. Each of USG’s 26 public colleges and...

COVID on campus: Updates from schools across Northwest Georgia for the week ending Sept. 17. Most show a decline in new cases.

Rome City Schools off Monday and Sept. 27. Students will not be on campus. Floyd County Schools off again Monday: “Monday, September 20, 2021, remains a scheduled Parent-Teacher Conference Day. Beginning Tuesday, September 21, 2021, FCS will offer Remote Learning opportunities for those families who chose to quarantine their child as a result of a Covid-19 exposure.”

4 local teens to serve on Ga. superintendent’s advisory panel

ATLANTA (WRDW/WAGT) - Four teenagers from the CSRA are among 66 Georgia high-school students selected to serve on state Superintendent Richard Woods’ 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council. Throughout the year, these students will meet with Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. “Year after year, my Student...

Swastikas, Hitler messages found at 2 Georgia high schools

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Swastikas and messages praising Adolph Hitler have appeared at two high schools this month in a large public school system in the Atlanta suburbs, school officials said. Someone scrawled a swastika and “Heil Hitler” on a bathroom door at Lassiter High School, school officials reported Wednesday....

Richmond County teens set high point as Ga. SAT scores climb

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia public-school students outperformed their counterparts in the nation’s public schools on the SAT. And as they did so, the Richmond County School System Class of 2021 posted the highest SAT evidence-based reading and writing scores since the school system began tracking SAT data in 2002.
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Georgia State University to continue Books to Kids drive at game Saturday

ATLANTA (CBS46) — While the CBS46 Books to Kids donation drive ends at 6:30 p.m. today, you will still have plenty of time to donate online or in person. Georgia State University will be collecting books at their football game Saturday. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Parc Credit Union Stadium against the Charlotte 49ers.