On Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the 2018 Sante Fe High School shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 others wounded, President Joe Biden issued a statement urging Congress to act on a list of gun safety proposals. Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock and Congresswoman Lucy McBath echoed his calls at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.
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Georgia University System Holds Line on Tuition as Chancellor Warns of Economic Headwinds
Most Georgia college students will pay about the same tuition and fees this fall, but University System of Georgia Chancellor Sonny Perdue warned that a state budget cut could put college presidents in a tough position.
Report: Older Foster Youths Lean Toward Higher Ed
Children who stay in foster care beyond age 18 are likely to pursue higher education, according to the Fostering in Youth Transitions 2023 report by the Annie E Casey Foundation.
Right to Repair Chromebooks Could Save GA Schools $63 Million
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund is urging Google to allow Chromebook owners a right to repair the devices and extend their life span, reducing e-waste and saving money for schools in Georgia and across the country.
GA Food Banks Prep for Increased Need One Year After Pandemic SNAP Ends
Georgia’s food banks are taking action to address the growing demand for their services ahead of summer break.
Georgia Election Chief Dashes Dems’ Dream of Frontrunner Relevance With March 12, 2024 Primary
Georgia will return to the national political spotlight next spring when the state is scheduled to hold the 2024 presidential primary that could provide a final boost needed for which candidate emerges as the Republican challenger.
Clock Winds Down for Georgians to Requalify for Medicaid With Coverage for Up to 500,000 at Risk
Some people know what Alysia Cutting is talking about when she brings up Medicaid unwinding as she moves from one community event to the next in southwest Georgia.
Writers’ Strike Could Affect GA Economy, Jobs
Thousands of writers are currently on strike following a breakdown in negotiations with the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Georgia Acts to Improve Mental Health Support for Veterans, Families
A new effort is underway in Georgia to improve mental health support for veterans and their loved ones, as Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a bill aimed at addressing high suicide rates among veterans.
Georgia K-12 Panel Could Soon Erase ‘Woke’ Words Like ‘Diverse’ From Training Rules
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?