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The Henry County school board recently revoked an offer to its sole finalist for superintendent.

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University System of Georgia's Board of Regents Executive and Compensation Committee goes into executive session to interview Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens for the presidency of Kennesaw State University.
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The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia could vote on a new sexual misconduct policy for colleges and universities next month.

Some activists say a draft of the plan is well intentioned. However, they’re concerned about some changes to the existing policy.

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Georgia students made some progress on math and language arts tests, according to state officials. The Georgia Department of Education released the results of the 2017 Georgia Milestones assessment Thursday.

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APS Receives $16.4M Grant To Encourage STEM Education

Jul 20, 2017
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Atlanta Public Schools accepted a $16.4 million grant today to encourage "STEM" education on the city's Westside through the Westside Future Fund.

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The target neighborhoods are English Avenue, Vine City, Ashview Heights and Atlanta University Center.

The Westside Future Fund is a nonprofit organization with the mission of helping the quality of life in Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhoods.

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A partnership between a university and a Georgia school district will bring a yearlong elective course on cybersecurity to a middle school.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Columbus State University and the Muscogee County School District have partnered to teach 140 seventh- and eighth-graders at Rothschild Leadership Academy a course called "Business Principles & Computer Science" this school year. The program has received a $50,000 grant from the National Security Agency.

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