Archive of: Education

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Educating With Faith

October 2007

Thinking Globally Educating Locally

July 2007
Added Incentive

Added Incentive

When a new industry – or an expanding one – needs a trained workforce, Georgia’s technical colleges are there to help. The system’s Quick Start Program is a not-so-secret weapon in the state’s economic development arsenal.

April 2007
The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

A $100 million-plus gift to Emory University in 1979 started the school on a dramatic upward path. Now another gift will continue the transformation, leaders say, and bring the university national recognition.

March 2007
University Report: Georgia College & State University

University Report: Georgia College & State University

On and off the campus of GCSU - and it is sometimes difficult to know where the campus ends and the town begins - intellectual capital is a local currency that stimulates life at the school as well as the Milledgeville economy.

January 2007
Higher Education In Atlanta: Intellectual Capital

Higher Education In Atlanta: Intellectual Capital

Atlanta's colleges and universities bring unprecedented brainpower and economic muscle. They create wealth and jobs, promote diversity and enhance the city's international credentials - and they are influencing the way the region grows.

December 2006
Testing, Testing

Testing, Testing

Private schools take justifiable pride in their students' SAT scores — it's something they work at. Most say it's not just a matter of successful test-taking strategies, but the whole academic experience that makes the difference.

October 2006

Unhealthy State

Atlanta is the public health capital of the world, home to the CDC and a long list of agencies and institutions that focus on health care. So why are 42 other states healthier than Georgia - and why do officials think things can improve? Plus, Public Health Classroom.

June 2006
High-Tech Aptitude, Basic Skills

High-Tech Aptitude, Basic Skills

Educating Georgia's new manufacturing workforce means teaching technical skills largely unknown five years ago, offering remedial math and English courses and working to instill good old-fashioned workplace values.

April 2006

School Pictures

A look at six Georgia public schools in four cities - three are near the top in rankings; three are near the bottom. But the numbers don't always tell the whole story.

December 2005
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