Tag Archives: Latino students

Lawsuit seeks lower tuition rates for Latino college students

A lawsuit filed in DeKalb County tries to overturn a Board of Regents policy that requires undocumented students to pay higher tuition rates at public colleges . . .

Tags: Board f Regents , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County Superior Court , Georgia State University , Latino students , University System

Political Notes — UGA moving to a whiter, less-diverse student body

The number (and percentage) of non-caucasian freshmen students at the University of Georgia drops significantly this year . . .

Tags: Bill Byrne , black students , Board of Regents , Cobb County , Colleen Kiernan , Georgia Regents University , Jekyll Island , Jon Burns , Latino students , Mark Hamilton , new city , Sierra Club , T-SPLOST , university of georgia

Political Notes — Former congressman Erwin Mitchell dies

Erwin Mitchell, a lawyer and former congressman lauded for his efforts on behalf of educating Latino children in Dalton’s school system, dies at the age of 87 . . .

Tags: Boyd Austin , Dalton , DHS , Erwin Mitchell , Georgia Project , immigration review board , Latino students , Nathan Deal