Rome City Schools Board of Education is slated to meet Tuesday to get an update on projects funded through the 1-cent education local option sales tax.
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.
As public schools debate whether to reopen or continue online learning, local private schools have begun putting together reopening plans for the fall.
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.
Citing recent increases in COVID-19 infections in Floyd County and a need to get teachers trained on new technology for virtual learning platforms, the Floyd County Schools system pushed back their first day for students to Aug. 13.
Both city and county school boards announced called meetings for Thursday to begin the process of approving the budget for the upcoming school year.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s 26 public universities and colleges will mandate campus-wide mask wearing after the state university system reversed itself on Monday.
Student organizations at Georgia Highlands College won a series of state and national first place awards and accolades, despite setbacks caused by COVID-19 and the switch to remote delivery at the college
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia Board of Regents signed off Wednesday on a fiscal 2021 budget that includes $2.3 billion in state funds.
For Becca Maddox, retiring from Georgia Highlands College after two decades and during COVID-19 remote operations is a bittersweet experience.
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.
State school officials are asking Georgians to chime in on whether students should have to take year-end tests during the upcoming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Rome City Schools Superintendent Lou Byars released on Saturday a guide to how the system will guard against COVID-19 infections when classes resume this year.
The Rome school board adopted the city’s plan for reopening schools for the 2020-2021 school year based on a three-tiered plan.
Two significant items for any school system are the topic of a called Rome City Schools board meeting — the budget and when classes will start back for the upcoming school year.
Floyd County school board members voted Wednesday to tentatively keep the millage rate unchanged at 18.25 mills until the state passes a budget.
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.
In what will likely be a short Floyd County School Board meeting on Wednesday, members are slated to discuss the millage rate and in-person graduation plans.
“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!”
Tim Herrington grew up well-acquainted with Georgia Highlands College. His mother graduated from the college while it was known as Floyd Junior College, and his brother and sister later earned degrees from Floyd College.
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.
The time has come to introduce your little kid to the beauty of bike riding. The key is to make sure the kids are protected properly so they are free to learn and test their capabilities. Here are a few tips that will help.
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 students may get another pass on standardized tests next school year after year-end testing was scrapped this spring amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Darlington School’s preschool class put on their annual spring play this year, with a few minor adjustments for the coronavirus outbreak.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College student Tatiana Edwards has been named president of the statewide Georgia Student Government Association for the 2020-21 school year.
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…
The Floyd County school board approved a one-year extension of the superintendent’s contract Monday and discussed the COVID-19 response plan for the upcoming school year after a caller disrupted the virtual meeting with sounds of air horns and racial epithets.
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…
Despite a sense of dread concerning the state’s budget, Floyd County Schools Superintendent Jeff Wilson announced that he is recommending the system’s millage rate be unchanged.
Much like the varied responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rome City and Floyd County schools’ approach to the start-up of classes in August will be based on safety and flexibility.
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.
The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Spring 2020. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.