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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting his physical description.

Lawyer: Georgia Tech police overreacted by killing student

A Georgia Tech police officer overreacted by firing a gunshot that killed a student who investigators say was armed with a knife and ignored commands to drop it, a lawyer for the family said.

Column: GA’s New Federal Education Plan – Deal vs. Woods

Column: Georgia's federal education plan brings the big issue of K-12 public education to the forefront - politicians' agendas.

MAP MONDAY: Why 85% of Georgia’s Peach Crops Are Destroyed

By some reports, 85% of Georgia's peach crop was destroyed after an unusually warm winter.

Georgia Tech student with knife killed by campus police

Campus police shot and killed a Georgia Tech student who they say was advancing on officers with a knife.

At more US colleges, video gamers get the varsity treatment

In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they’re playing video games.

RN-BSN program at GSU ranked No. 3 for Best Online Bachelor’s...

The Georgia Southern University Bachelor in Nursing (BSN) was ranked third in the 30 Best Online Bachelor’s in Nursing for 2017 by Best Degree Programs.

Big holdup for borrowers claiming for-profit college fraud

The Education Department is sitting on more than 65,000 unapproved claims as it rewrites Obama-era rules that sought to better protect students.

Local students participate in Student Ambassador Program

Eighteen high school students from LaFayette and Ridgeland recently traveled to the Georgia World Congress Center to participate in the kick-off rally for the...

Help students in the aftermath of natural disasters

How can you help? The Georgia Department of Education is asking for the community to pitch in.

GNTC – Justin

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