Blake most recently served as president of a private Catholic liberal arts college in Iowa.
A new study of eighth grade student skills in math and science suggests that U.S. student performance depends a lot on what state they're in.
Della Jolly has been teaching for 22 years and is a Pre-K teacher at Rosa Taylor Elementary in Macon.
Students at a Macon elementary school took a step back in time Tuesday with the help of a Mercer University alum who boasts quite a collection.
The concept of the "flipped classroom" has become the education world's darling within the past few years.
Kids at Northwoods Academy are now hitting the dusty trail that is not so dusty anymore.
Emory University is once again among the 20 top values in liberal arts colleges and private universities in the U.S.
Thursday night, Bibb County Schools named their top educators at a school board meeting. Forty-one teachers, and one media specialist were named teachers and media specialist of the year.
Bibb County Schools have one of the lowest graduation rates in the state. At the Bibb County School Board Committee Meeting Thursday, educators discussed how to boost it.
The government says 1 million veterans and their dependents have enrolled in colleges over the past four years.
Barbara Strange, a fourth-grade teacher, of St. Peter Claver School in Macon won this week's My Teacher Is Tops award. Junior Journalist Hannah Bonney reports.
Until now, only 6 of Bibb County's 41 schools had nebulizers for students with asthma.
A company is planning a fundraiser to buy iPads to help people with developmental disabilities communicate with others.
Georgia early childhood education officials say childcare programs are teaming up with local farmers to coordinate field trips for more than 370,000 children to farmers' markets, farms and more.
For the first time a Bibb County school held what it calls holiday school.
They say a sheriff's investigator met Wednesday with school officials about a complaint. That led to the arrest of 28-year-old Carlteze James Safford.
Kiley Karmazinas, a math teacher at West Laurens Middle School is our first "My Teacher is Tops" winner of the 2013-14 school year.
Some Monroe County kids, parents, and teachers found their travel agenda changed due to the shutdown in D.C.
The $3.6 million for the Internet upgrade is part of a plan to bring all 180 school districts up to speed in an increasingly digital era.
Burdell Hunt Elementary in Macon received a special visit Thursday morning, this one to encourage literacy.
Some Lake Joy Primary students received a special visit from a famous couple, to talk about the importance of good citizenship and what it's like to be a governor and first lady of Georgia.
At least 300 Atlanta children are poised to help break a world record for the largest number of people to read the same book on the same day.
Georgia State University's president says the school plans to launch the Georgia State Institute for Biomedical Sciences in January.
Bond is back, exactly as we remember him but also subtly different. For one thing, he looks a bit like Daniel Day-Lewis.
Xerox says its electronic benefits system is up and running again in the 17 states where food stamp recipients use debit-style cards to access their accounts.
People in Macon and Bibb County will have four chances in January to apply for help paying their energy bills.
Robins Air Force Base wants to bring nearly 900 employees on the job.
Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, gets emotional when he thinks about the hundreds of patients who won't get help and thousands of research projects put on hold because of the partial shutdown of the federal government.
All six have been charged with financial transaction card fraud, theft by conversion and violating the state's Racketeer and Corruption Act.
On Highway 341 near Hawkinsville in Pulaski County, among the peanut and pecan farms, there's a field of olive trees
A Macon family lost an uncle, idol, and friend when another driver decided to text while driving.
Ta'Miya Watson, the 5-year-old kindergartner who diead after being hit by a school bus Monday, was laid to rest on Sunday.
Friday Macon Police arrested a man who they say has been on the run since 2004.