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The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia: Heads up, hands off and suspicion all around

Retired Pelham City Schools Superintendent Jim Arnold takes up a topic today of interest to many educators — their retirement funds and where the money can be invested and by whom. 953 more words


Georgia Gov. Deal Forming Ebola Response Team

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling a group of experts to serve on a newly created Ebola response team.

Deal said in a statement Sunday that he’ll sign an executive order to create the group, which will be tasked with evaluating Georgia’s emergency management procedures and making recommendations to address potential impacts Ebola could have on Georgia. 88 more words


Deal: Ga. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola Response

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says state officials and hospitals are prepared if patients are diagnosed with Ebola, but he approves of calls to ban travel from impacted countries. 120 more words


Education news emerges from courtroom rather than classroom. Guns, state health care on docket.

Noteworthy education news came out of two Fulton County courtrooms Tuesday.

First, a Fulton County judge said she is unlikely to rule in favor of an Alpharetta father who wants to carry his gun when he attends events at his young children’s elementary school. 640 more words


Race for governor: HOPE skirmish detracts from more critical education differences in Deal, Carter

Education is dominating the governor’s race where the latest skirmish between Nathan Deal and Jason Carter is over the HOPE Scholarship and its devolution to HOPE Lite. 1,049 more words

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Plans to sign final deal for Savannah Harbor

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Georgia and the federal government plan to sign a final deal to deepen the Savannah harbor after more than 15 years of studies, planning and bureaucratic delays. 118 more words


John Barge emerges one of four finalists for Utah school chief

Interesting news out of Utah where Georgia state school superintendent John Barge is a finalist for the state school chief post.

Utah does not elect its school superintendent as does Georgia. 317 more words

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