Education


Georgia college hosts citizenship ceremony

Fifty men and women became United States citizens Monday during a ceremony at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s campus in DeKalb County. “It’s been a long road for many of you - but, you’re about to become U.S. citizens,”  said Kevin Riddle, Atlanta Field Office director of the Department of Homeland Security’s U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...


Cherokee tempest in a T-shirt shows political climate affects schools

Cherokee tempest in a T-shirt shows political climate affects schools

The tense political climate dividing America does not spare the classroom, as can be seen in a drama in Cherokee County. A few weeks ago, River Ridge High School math teacher Lyn Orletsky instructed two boys in her pre-calculus class to turn their “Make America Great Again” T-shirts inside out to conceal the slogan, which she felt had become divisive and even threatening. After teaching...
Morehouse School of Medicine has its first class of 100 medical degree candidates

Morehouse School of Medicine has its first class of 100 medical degree candidates

Morehouse School of Medicine on Friday welcomed 100 medical degree candidates, its largest incoming class of students. The school, near downtown Atlanta, set a goal five years ago to expand its class size by 2017. “This 'Road to 100' has been a journey long in the making, and expanding our class size to 100 is part of MSM’s commitment to educating and preparing future health leaders...
Testing remains key part of Georgia’s education plan

Testing remains key part of Georgia’s education plan

Georgia hopes to embark on a new education plan that shifts away from the tough test-and-punish regime of the past that some say was unrealistic and unfair but others say held schools accountable for all students, including their worst performers. On Monday, the state will submit its plan for compliance with the latest updates to the federal education law, known as the No Child Left Behind Act under...
Principal named for new STEM high school in Gwinnett

Principal named for new STEM high school in Gwinnett

Jonathon Wetherington has been named the inaugural principal of Paul Duke STEM High School, Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Friday. Wetherington will start as principal when the school opens for the 2018-2019 school year. Paul Duke STEM High School will be part of the Norcross cluster and is focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Wetherington is currently the...
Here are the teachers of the year at every Gwinnett County school

Here are the teachers of the year at every Gwinnett County school

Gwinnett County Public Schools has started its Teacher of the Year competition by naming a top educator at each of its 138 schools.  Each school-level winner will be considered for the award, which recognizes the best teacher in the county district every year. The 138 educators will be narrowed down to 25 semifinalists, then six finalists before a winner is announced on Nov. 8.  Here are...
Cherokee teacher: Why I objected to ‘Make America Great Again’ shirts in class

Cherokee teacher: Why I objected to ‘Make America Great Again’ shirts in class

When River Ridge High School math teacher Lyn Orletsky instructed two boys in her pre-calculus class to turn their “Make America Great Again” T-shirts inside out to conceal the slogan, her motivation was not political, she said. After teaching five years in conservative Cherokee County where nearly three out of four voters endorsed Donald Trump in November, Orletsky had seen many pro Trump...
One school has 33 of Cobb’s 85 National Merit semifinalists

One school has 33 of Cobb’s 85 National Merit semifinalists

One Cobb County school has 33 new reasons to brag. That’s how many Walton High School students were just named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists of the county’s 85 total honorees. Three are from The Walker School, a private school in Marietta, and the rest are from the Cobb County School District. The district announced on Thursday that the seniors were some of the 16...
Lights back on at all Decatur schools

Lights back on at all Decatur schools

Power has been restored to all Decatur schools. The district announced Thursday that its remaining holdouts -- College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center and Westchester Elementary School -- now have electricity. Power also is back in modular classrooms at a third site, a district spokeswoman said at 5:18 p.m. Thursday. Most Decatur students returned to school Thursday, but the district had...
This Georgia city has been named one of the best college towns in the US

This Georgia city has been named one of the best college towns in the US

On the hunt for the best areas to attend undergrad? No need to travel far, because Athens, the home of The University of Georgia, has been named one of the best college towns in America, according to a recent report.  The American Institute for Economic Research released its annual ranking, placing the Georgia city No. 14 on the list. Boulder in Colorado was the No. 1 pick. AIER...
These are the 5 best colleges in Georgia, according to the latest US News ranking

These are the 5 best colleges in Georgia, according to the latest US News ranking

Five Georgia schools cracked the latest national rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges list. The company’s 2018 National Universities ranking highlights 311 American schools offering a full range of undergraduate majors, master’s and doctoral programs and a commitment to faculty research. Researchers compared the institutions based on 15 “widely accepted...
South Georgia college campuses work to resume classes after Irma

South Georgia college campuses work to resume classes after Irma

Several South Georgia colleges and universities are working to get things back to normal in the wake of Tropical Storm Irma, which caused widespread damage - particularly power outages - to that part of the state. Here’s the latest on class schedules on some of those campuses: Armstrong State University: Electrical power was restored to all buildings Wednesday afternoon. Residential students...
The 10 highest-ranked affordable colleges in America

The 10 highest-ranked affordable colleges in America

Without scholarships, grants and plenty of financial aid help, America’s most prestigious universities often come with a ghastly price tag. U.S. News & World Report released its National Universities rankings this week, highlighting 311 American schools offering a full range of undergraduate majors, master’s and doctoral programs and a commitment to faculty research. Researchers compared...
Atlanta school board hears from public Thursday on property tax increase

Atlanta school board hears from public Thursday on property tax increase

The Atlanta Board of Education will hold two public hearings Thursday regarding its millage rate.  The hearings will take place at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the board auditorium at 130 Trinity Ave.  District officials previously said the board intends to adopt the same millage rate -- 21.74 -- as last year.  The board is expected to hold a third and final public hearing at 6 p.m. Sept...
Spelman president named to NYC monuments commission

Spelman president named to NYC monuments commission

Spelman College president Mary Schmidt Campbell was recently named to a mayoral commission that will help determine the appropriateness of various public art, monuments and markers in New York City. The city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, announced the creation of the commission Friday, recognizing the “important conversation taking place right now about history and representation in public...
Agnes Scott renews classes Thursday

Agnes Scott renews classes Thursday

Agnes Scott College will resume classes Thursday after being closed for three days due to Tropical Storm Irma. Elizabeth Kiss, the college’s president, said in a note posted on its website Wednesday that electrical power was restored to nearly the entire campus and crews were assisting to remove the remaining fallen trees and branches. Agnes Scott, in Decatur, suffered power outages like much...
New charges against Atlanta charter school founder brings alleged theft total to $1.3 million

New charges against Atlanta charter school founder brings alleged theft total to $1.3 million

The criminal charges against an Atlanta charter school founder have grown to 55 counts of forgery and theft of at least $1.3 million after a Fulton County grand jury indicted him on seven additional charges.  Christopher Clemons, the 38-year-old founder of Latin Academy, now faces charges linked to two other local charter schools he was associated with, according to the new indictment returned...
Power outages, tree damage force DeKalb Schools to close a fourth day

Power outages, tree damage force DeKalb Schools to close a fourth day

DeKalb Schools will remain closed for a fourth consecutive day, as officials work to restore power to buildings and address schoolhouse damage related to Tropical Storm Irma. The district was the only in metro Atlanta so far to announce a full closure. Fulton County Schools announced a partial closure for Thursday, as only a handful of schools will be affected.  “Safety is key,&rdquo...
All APS, Fulton schools to reopen Thursday

All APS, Fulton schools to reopen Thursday

Atlanta Public Schools raced to return power to all of its schools, a mission it accomplished in time for all of the district’s buildings to reopen Thursday. The district announced at 6:52 a.m. Thursday that power knocked out by Tropical Storm Irma had been to restored to the one last remaining site --  M. Agnes Jones Elementary School.  Parents of students attending that elementary...
Georgia State president awarded $500,000 to use for academic initiatives

Georgia State president awarded $500,000 to use for academic initiatives

A non-profit organization announced Tuesday that Georgia State president Mark Becker is a recipient of a half-million dollar award to be used for various academic programs he’s developed at the university. The Carnegie Corporation of New York named Becker one of its seven recipients, citing his work as a “leader in student equity.” Georgia State has used data to identify when students...
Georgia Tech partnership for disease research gets $20 million boost

Georgia Tech partnership for disease research gets $20 million boost

Research by several Georgia colleges and universities toward life-saving cells to fight cancer and heart disease got a $20 million boost Tuesday, courtesy of the federal government. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the grant for a new engineering research center at Georgia Tech that will work closely with several other institutions, such as Emory University and the University of Georgia...
APS, Fulton, Gwinnett, DeKalb among metro Atlanta school districts to close Wednesday

APS, Fulton, Gwinnett, DeKalb among metro Atlanta school districts to close Wednesday

Schools districts answered the burning question many metro Atlanta parents want to know: Will classes resume Wednesday? And in many places, the answer is a resounding nope. Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County Schools, where up to 20 percent of school buildings still lack power, joined a growing list of districts cancelling Wednesday classes. Area school districts closed Monday and Tuesday because...
Feds award $20 million grant for research center based at Georgia Tech

Feds award $20 million grant for research center based at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech - with the help of Emory, the University of Georgia and others - will create a research center to develop technology to produce therapeutic cells that it hopes will revolutionize cancer, heart disease and other research work. The center will be funded by a $20 million grant from the federal government’s National Science Foundation (NSF), Tech announced Tuesday. “Georgia Tech...
Five things to know about U.S. News & World Report college rankings

Five things to know about U.S. News & World Report college rankings

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the nation’s top colleges and universities Tuesday morning. Many institutions eagerly await the rankings as a marketing tool to recruit prospective students. Here are five things for Georgians to know about the rankings: They’re Number One. Spelman College was ranked as the nation’s top Historically Black College & University...
Analysis: The serious and long-lasting impact of disaster on schoolchildren

Analysis: The serious and long-lasting impact of disaster on schoolchildren

Children caught in natural or man-made disasters can suffer from trauma and bereavement for far longer than adults realize, and this can affect not only how well they perform at school but also the trajectory of their lives, researchers said. Floodwaters eventually recede, power is restored, buildings are repaired and daily routines begin again, but many children struggle, finding it difficult to...
Georgia foundation raises money for schools in storm path

Georgia foundation raises money for schools in storm path

An effort to collect money for schools in Georgia, Florida, and Texas is underway, even before Tropical Storm Irma completes its wrathful journey. The Georgia Foundation for Public Education is raising money to provide classroom supplies, family assistance, and other help after destruction caused by Irma and Harvey.  “GFPE and the Georgia Department of Education will work with organizations...
Gwinnett schools closed Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma

Gwinnett schools closed Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma

Gwinnett County Public Schools will remain closed Tuesday as Tropical Storm Irma makes its way through Georgia, the district announced Monday afternoon. The closure is “due to the threat of severe weather,” spokeswoman Sloan Roach said. Schools did not open Monday in anticipation of the storm. The tropical storm is anticipated to result in 3 to 5 inches of rain in Gwinnett County...
Atlanta Public Schools to close Tuesday

Atlanta Public Schools to close Tuesday

Atlanta Public Schools will keep school closed on Tuesday. The roughly 50,000-student district was one of the few holdouts Sunday that didn’t preemptively cancel classes both Monday and Tuesday.  Instead, APS superintendent Meria Carstarphen announced the district would close Monday but said school leaders would wait to make a decision about Tuesday classes. That decision...
How and when APS will notify parents if it cancels school because of Irma

How and when APS will notify parents if it cancels school because of Irma

Parents of Atlanta Public Schools students should pay close attention to their phones Sunday evening. That’s when Superintendent Meria Carstarphen plans to meet with district leaders to review the latest Hurricane Irma weather reports. “Based on the latest weather information available at that time we will determine the impact to school operations for Monday,” said APS spokeswoman...
DeKalb Schools: Students show progress in ACT score performance

DeKalb Schools: Students show progress in ACT score performance

DeKalb County School District students showed progress on the ACT in 2017, but still fell short of the state and national averages. District officials said the district improved its composite score average to 19.8 from 19.4 in 2016. The national average score is 21. Across the state, students taking the test in 2017 averaged 21.4, the second time the state average dwarfed the national composite average...
Morehouse interim leader hopes to boost enrollment, graduation rates

Morehouse interim leader hopes to boost enrollment, graduation rates

The man leading Morehouse College as it continues its search for a president can be direct. Its graduation rate is too low. So, too, is its enrollment. The college hasn’t done enough to engage its alumni. Harold L. Martin Jr., the college’s interim president, is upfront in interviews, meetings with students and conversations with potential donors. He’s also talking about, and eager...
Spotify, Hulu team up for $5 bundle package just for students

Spotify, Hulu team up for $5 bundle package just for students

College students, rejoice! Spotify and Hulu are partnering up to offer a bundle deal just for students.  The company announced the news this week, revealing that the service will be available through one subscription plan for $4.99 a month. That’s the same price as Spotify’s current student deal.  The joint package will include Spotify Premium, an on-demand music service...
Gwinnett students buy Texas football team pregame meals after Harvey

Gwinnett students buy Texas football team pregame meals after Harvey

Students, parents and teachers at the North Metro Academy of the Performing Arts have raised funds to provide the season’s pregame meals for football players at North Forrest High School in Houston. The Gwinnett County charter school has also collected more than 150 gallons of bottled water to send to the school, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey. The school had already begun a water drive...
ACT scores improve at Atlanta Public Schools

ACT scores improve at Atlanta Public Schools

The most-recent Atlanta Public Schools graduates did better on the ACT than their predecessors, but the district still lags behind state and national averages, according to results released this week. APS reported that 1,701 members of its 2017 graduating class took the college-entrance exam and received an average composite score of 19, up from 18.6 last year. This year’s statewide average...
Four days, four federal grants for Kennesaw State

Four days, four federal grants for Kennesaw State

Kennesaw State University may want to send the National Science Foundation a nice Christmas card this year. The federal agency awarded research grants to Kennesaw State on four consecutive days last month, a first for the Cobb County institution. The grants totaled nearly $840,000. “Surreal,” is how Jonathan McMurry, associate vice president for research and professor of chemistry...
Georgia college students being evacuated to other campuses as Irma approaches

Georgia college students being evacuated to other campuses as Irma approaches

Three South Georgia campuses, and one in metro Atlanta, will be closed as the state prepares for a potential strike from Hurricane Irma. Georgia Gwinnett College announced Friday afternoon it will close at 5 p.m. Saturday due to the monster storm.  Students from the College of Coastal Georgia, Armstrong State and Savannah State universities are being asked to evacuate the campuses. About undergraduate...
U.S. to change school sexual misconduct investigation process

U.S. to change school sexual misconduct investigation process

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday she’s planning to overhaul how schools investigate sexual misconduct, saying guidelines from the Obama administration “failed too many students.” DeVos said in a speech at George Mason University the current rules have resulted in too many lawsuits and too frequently denied due process to students accused of misconduct. DeVos...
How metro Atlanta schools determine when to delay or close because of bad weather

How metro Atlanta schools determine when to delay or close because of bad weather

Metro Atlanta’s public school systems are paying close attention to the path of Hurricane Irma, which could potentially strike Georgia. So how do these school districts decide when to close or delay classes in the case of potentially bad weather? In some cases, school districts have been criticized by some parents for not closing early enough, like the infamous Snow Jam of 2014, when some...
Georgia students score higher than national average on ACT

Georgia students score higher than national average on ACT

Georgia high schoolers scored above the national average on the ACT college-readiness test, according to results released Thursday.  The Georgia Department of Education reported that students in the class of 2017 scored an average of 21.4, a few notches above the national average of 21.  A 36 is a perfect composite score on the popular exam many colleges require for admission.  Georgia&rsquo...
How FoodCorps uses nature to nurture schoolkids’ skills

How FoodCorps uses nature to nurture schoolkids’ skills

There is no typical day, nor typical week, for FoodCorps service members in metro Atlanta. You might find one in a school garden helping students plant kale, sugar snap peas or carrots. Another might be in a classroom making a layered bean dip and talking about the similarities between those layers and the layers in a garden. Or one could be teaching a lesson on the importance of compost or playing...
Trial set for Atlanta charter school founder accused of stealing $800,000

Trial set for Atlanta charter school founder accused of stealing $800,000

An Atlanta charter school founder accused of theft from a now-closed school is headed to trial. The case against Christopher Clemons, 38, is scheduled for a trial starting Jan. 10, according to Fulton County Superior Court records. A final plea had been scheduled last week in the 2016 case that includes 48 counts of theft and forgery linked to the alleged theft of roughly $800,000 from Latin Academy...
Dispute delays Emory’s union with city of Atlanta

Dispute delays Emory’s union with city of Atlanta

The largest expansion of Atlanta’s borders in decades, which would bring Emory University into the city, is on hold because of concerns about urbanization. Emory’s annexation had originally been scheduled for a vote Tuesday by the Atlanta City Council, but that was delayed so a panel of five arbitrators could consider objections raised by DeKalb County’s elected officials...
Atlanta charter school founder headed to trial in theft case

Atlanta charter school founder headed to trial in theft case

An Atlanta charter school founder accused of stealing from a now-closed school is headed to trial.  The case against Christopher Clemons, 38, is scheduled for a trial beginning Jan. 10, according to Fulton County Superior Court records.  A final plea had been scheduled last week in the 2016 case that includes 48 counts of theft and forgery  linked to the alleged theft of roughly $800...
Georgia Tech students rally around their campus and their police force

Georgia Tech students rally around their campus and their police force

Upset with the damage to their campus and its reputation by a vigil-turned-violent tonight, Georgia Tech students are in the midst of organizing a Tuesday morning clean-up of the protest area, including anti-police graffiti. And they also want to clear up a few facts. Students on social media tonight are blaming the vigil violence on outsiders, although at least one of the three people...
Georgia school chief: Governor’s accountability plan relies too much on testing

Georgia school chief: Governor’s accountability plan relies too much on testing

Not everyone agrees with the vision for Georgia’s education system submitted today to the U.S. Department of Education. Including Gov. Nathan Deal. Georgia was among 33 states facing a deadline today to turn in their school accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced No Child Left Behind.  Seen as an antidote to the overly prescriptive...
A Georgia Tech student dies in tragic confrontation with campus police

A Georgia Tech student dies in tragic confrontation with campus police

With a child now at Georgia Tech, I’ve been following the shooting death late Saturday night of senior computer engineering student Scout Schultz by campus police. The deadly incident occurred behind my son’s dorm on the west campus. My husband and I had driven past the site only a few hours earlier after a quick visit. This morning we learned from our son that...
In first interview, Cherokee teacher explains why she asked students to conceal ‘Make America Great Again’ shirts

In first interview, Cherokee teacher explains why she asked students to conceal ‘Make America Great Again’ shirts

When River Ridge High School math teacher Lyn Orletsky instructed two boys in her pre-calculus class to turn their “Make America Great Again” T-shirts inside out to conceal the slogan, her motivation was not political, she said. After teaching five years in conservative Cherokee County where nearly three out of four voters endorsed Donald Trump in November...
2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year: We need to show students what scientists, engineers do

2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year: We need to show students what scientists, engineers do

Georgia 2017 Teacher of the Year Casey Bethel delivered a lively speech at a Tedx event in March that became accessible online this week. You ought to watch it. A Douglas County high school science teacher, Bethel discussed how few students go on to major in science in college. As a teacher, he realized we can’t make kids believe they can become engineers or scientists without...
DeKalb Schools to reopen four days after Irma forces closure

DeKalb Schools to reopen four days after Irma forces closure

DeKalb County School District officials said Thursday afternoon that schools will finally reopen Friday after four days of closures due to Tropical Storm Irma and the resulting damage. Thursday morning, the district had 11 schools without power. Just after 4 p.m., district officials said all schools were with power. “While our status is not yet optimum, we are prepared to reopen schools safely...
Opinion: Math, science skills matter to military and Georgia’s cyber economy

Opinion: Math, science skills matter to military and Georgia’s cyber economy

Sandra Carraway is the superintendent of the Columbia County School District. Col. Todd Turner is the garrison commander at Fort Gordon. In this joint column, they discuss the school district’s efforts to deepen math and science skills in preparation for the growing cyber economy blossoming in Augusta related to Fort Gordon. Fort Gordon houses the U...
Which Georgia colleges and universities are open and closed Wednesday?

Which Georgia colleges and universities are open and closed Wednesday?

Here’s the latest on which of Georgia’s largest colleges and universities will have classes Wednesday and those who will continue to be closed as the state recovers from the remnants of Hurricane Irma. Open: Emory, the University of Georgia (at 10 a.m.), Georgia State’s Atlanta campus, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Clark Atlanta, Morehouse and Spelman. Closed: Agnes Scott College...
New college rankings: Emory, Georgia Tech earn highest ratings in state

New college rankings: Emory, Georgia Tech earn highest ratings in state

On the annual U.S. News & World Report compilation of the best  national private and public universities,  Emory University ranks 21st, while  Georgia Tech ranks 34th. Those are the best showing for major universities in the state of Georgia. The University of Georgia ranks 54th on the 2018 national list. Mercer ranks 133rd. ...
Some GA colleges fared well in national rankings

Some GA colleges fared well in national rankings

A handful of Georgia universities and colleges fared well in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s best. Many institutions eagerly await the rankings as a marketing tool to recruit prospective students. The rankings are widely publicized, but are viewed as as more sizzle than steak by some critics. Here are five key takeaways for Georgia colleges and universities...
New president of Paine College: This Georgia HBCU must be saved

New president of Paine College: This Georgia HBCU must be saved

Jerry L. Hardee is president of Paine College, a HBCU in Augusta. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission voted last year to strip the school’s accreditation over financial issues. Paine sued. Under a consent order, the school retains its SACS accreditation during the litigation, but is on probation. Hardee became president of the troubled campus...
A Columbus neighborhood rumbles as Tropical Storm Irma topples a mighty pine

A Columbus neighborhood rumbles as Tropical Storm Irma topples a mighty pine

It was beginning to smell a lot like Christmas outside Monica Ogle's house.  The scent was coming off a giant pine that looked to be 100 feet tall. It was lying across her driveway, or, to be more specific, across her fiancé's car.  The back of the silver Dodge Caliber was smashed by the tree, whose shallow roots had come unfixed from her neighbor's yard. She didn't hear it tumble...
Tropical Storm Irma: Columbus mayor says the worst is over

Tropical Storm Irma: Columbus mayor says the worst is over

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said Monday afternoon that Tropical Storm Irma had done its worst and would likely stop soaking her city by evening.  "It looks like a lot of this is going to dissipate," she said at a 3 p.m. news conference. "But we're still looking at high wind gusts and high sustained winds." The fiercest wind is expected over a three-hour period starting...
New report: School police officers need better training so girls of color feel safe

New report: School police officers need better training so girls of color feel safe

A report released this morning examines the rise of school-based police officers, their latitude in deciding whether to send students to the principal’s office or juvenile court and the consequences to girls of color. Today, police officers — known as school resource officers or SROs —  are common in public schools. Nationwide, there are more...
Columbus scrambles as Hurricane Irma shifts course and bears down

Columbus scrambles as Hurricane Irma shifts course and bears down

Columbus officials are planning to sleep at the city's public safety building Monday night. Police, fire, emergency management and homeland security chiefs will be camped out there, orchestrating the storm response for a city of 202,000 .  All detectives and administrative officers have been geared up for street duty, for a total of 488 deployed. There are another 384 firefighters, paramedics...
Opinion: Georgia sanctions grade inflation by giving boost to STEM students

Opinion: Georgia sanctions grade inflation by giving boost to STEM students

I recently wrote about a new law in Georgia designed to help college students majoring in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — to retain their HOPE Scholarships, which require a 3.0 grade point average. Passed in 2016, the law adds 0.5 of GPA value to a B, C or D in approved STEM classes. The law didn’t kick in until...
Georgia outpaces 2017 national average on ACT college admissions test

Georgia outpaces 2017 national average on ACT college admissions test

The state Department of Education just released 2017 ACT scores for Georgia students. The state’s average composite score on the college admissions test was 21.4, outpacing the national average of 21. The highest possible score is a 36. I am finding more Georgia high school students taking the ACT. While the state heralded its 21.4 average, I have to point out kids need...
Campus carry in Georgia: Effects of guns may be concealed but they are damaging

Campus carry in Georgia: Effects of guns may be concealed but they are damaging

Many professors on Georgia’s public campuses opposed campus carry; few were as willing as Matthew Boedy to take a public stand and spend time researching the issue. An assistant professor at the University of North Georgia, Boedy investigated the i mpact of campus carry lite,  a law enacted in Georgia last year legalizing stun guns and Tasers on campuses. He...
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