Education

Each school system has been given the leeway to determine their own COVID-19 responses, so how they function as new cases continue to rise will largely depend on their individual leaders.

A hearing involve 13 defendants who are accused of collectively defrauding the school system of over $6 million over a period of years has been set for July 27.

Jill Cochran, an associate professor of math and computer science at Berry College, has been selected to participate in a National Science Foundation project funded by a grant of approximately $1 million.

Rome City Schools has joined the wave of systems across Georgia that will delay the start of classes next month. The school board, meeting in a special called session Thursday night, agreed to reset the opening day for students to Aug. 13.

Georgia school officials adopted a budget for the upcoming school year Tuesday that cuts roughly $950 million in funds for basic classroom education due to economic pains from the coronavirus pandemic.

Georgia Highlands College is moving from its former location on Stewart Parkway in Douglasville to a new location at the Murray Educational Center on Bill Arp Road (Highway 5) to further expand degree offerings to students in Douglas County. The move will also open up more ways to take class…

Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Catoosa County Campus, employees of four northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers.

“We are thankful to the Rome Water Department for allowing us to turn these unsightly, ordinary objects into beautiful works of art,” Wells said. “Sophia will continue to complete other mural projects around Rome this summer as she helps KRFB make our community more beautiful!”

The Foundation at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has awarded a $500 scholarship to one qualified student at each of the 26 high schools and five college and career academies in the northwest Georgia region. Two students at Trion High School received a scholarship of $250 each.

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ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia has launched an effort to determine whether any buildings or colleges on the system’s 26 campuses should be renamed to send a more inclusive message to students, faculties and host communities.

Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the spring 2020 President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List students must complete a min…

To continue recognizing students for their academic achievements over the past year, Georgia Highlands College brought its 2020 Honors Ceremony to a virtual format.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 spring semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit ho…

With less than eight weeks from the scheduled start of school, Rome City Schools board of education is still working on a plan for the return to classes.

Planning and budgeting for the 2020-2021 school year will be a focus for the Rome City school board Tuesday.

Shorter University has announced students named to the dean’s list during the spring semester of 2020. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.