A new report released this week offers a rare bit of positive climate news: Overall greenhouse emissions in Georgia declined 5% from 2017 to 2021, due largely to the state’s largest electric utility moving away from coal.
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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.
In Public Comment Period, Commissioners Who Could Delete ‘Diversity’ From Lessons Filter Out Public
The members of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, which oversees educator training rules, have been getting a lot of emails ahead of the Thursday meeting in which they voted unanimously to remove references to diversity from Georgia’s teacher standards.
It’s a Wrap: Georgia Governor Signs Off on 250-Plus Bills by Deadline
Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed legislation that would have allowed legislators to control tuition hikes at public universities ahead of Monday’s deadline for signing or rejecting legislation passed by the General Assembly.
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.
Group Explores Ways to Have Difficult Conversations in Divisive Times
At a time when it’s easy to find something to disagree about, whether it’s politics or social issues, one organization is working to help others have more productive conversations about divisive topics.
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.