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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

More private university chiefs top $2M as pay keeps climbing

The average chief received total compensation of nearly $570,000, including salary, bonuses and benefits, according to a survey of 500 schools -- Among the highest earners were 10 who made more than $2 million.

Mercer making sure students know that their vote matters

After ramped-up civic engagement initiatives, Mercer University had the highest student voter participation rate among NCAA Division 1 schools in the 2016 election.

Coastal Pines named 2017 Technical College of the Year

“Coastal Pines’ consistent focus on excellence reflects its commitment to serving its students and its community,” said Gretchen Corbin, TCSG commissioner.

Students hid in classrooms during shooting that left 3 dead

The shooter and the two victims killed at New Mexico High School.

Georgia’s Governor announces three new College and Career Academies

The academies will encourage high school students to dually enroll in college. 

Georgia DNR announces wildlife poster contest

GA DNR is offering a wildlife poster contest.

US charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

National enrollment data shows that charters are vastly over-represented among schools where minorities study in the most extreme racial isolation. As of school year 2014-2015, more than 1,000 of the nation’s 6,747 charter schools had minority enrollment of at least 99 percent, and the number has been rising steadily.

Crossing guard fatally struck outside school in Georgia

Police say a crossing guard was fatally struck by a car while directing traffic outside a suburban Atlanta middle school.

USDA Publishes School Meals Rule

“Schools need flexibility in menu planning so they can serve nutritious and appealing meals,” Perdue said.

Pigs donated from several states to help students after fire

Remember the fire earlier that claimed the lives of dozens of Future Farmers of America pigs in Georgia this month? States all over are trying to help Georgia students!
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