Created: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:16:31 EST
Updated: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:16:31 EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia education officials have launched a campaign to get adults back in college who started but didn't finish their university degrees. Leaders of Georgia's four-year university and technical college systems say nontraditional students are essential to meeting college completion goals and to filling jobs.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a 17-year-old high school student in south Georgia who was found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school administrators. The lawsuit says administrators allowed Kendrick Johnson of Valdosta to die at the hands of "one or more students" in January 2013.
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Dalton school officials say that several unaccompanied minors from Central America have been enrolled in the school system in the past year after being sent to Georgia by federal authorities. A school official says the children have relatives in the Dalton area and are staying with them.
ATLANTA (AP) — Angel McCoughtry led Atlanta with 25 points Tuesday, helping the Dream snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-80 win over the Connecticut Sun. Atlanta is in first place in the East, 3 and a half games ahead of Washington. McCoughtry shot 10 for 16 from the field and Tiffany Hayes added 23 points in a matinee game in Philips Arena.