Tag Archives: Education

Deal renews call for road funding, without specifying how

Gov. Deal talks about transportation funding, education, inmate supervision, and medical marijuana in his annual “State of the State” address . . .

Tags: Education , medical marijuana , Nathan Deal , State of the State , transportation funding

Lots of talk, little action expected in new session

The Georgia General Assembly gets ready to kick off another session that is expected to incorporate a lot of talk about serious issues, but considerably much less action . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , charter schools , David Ralston , Education , General Assembly , immigration , Nathan Deal , public safety , tax revision , transportation

Deal announces schools committee

Gov. Nathan Deal appoints a 53-member education advisory panel . . .

Tags: Education , Nathan Deal

Deal will take another look at school funding formula

Gov. Nathan Deal, like his predecessor, wants to appoint a study committee to recommend updates in the QBE formula for funding public education . . .

Tags: Education , Georgia Chamber , Nathan Deal , QBE funding formula , water supplies

Tech colleges to switch to semester system

Georgia’s Technical College System will switch its 26 institutions from quarters to semesters starting with the fall 2011 semester; the change will bring technical colleges in line with K-12 schools and the University System . . .

Tags: Education , Technical College System , workforce training