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.
White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections.
Macon Police says they believe the body found on Thursday was the recent Mercer Law graduate, Lauren Giddings.
Photographs from above capture the scale of the damage on the New Jersey shore. Photos by Peter Ackerman/Asbury Park Press.
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Signing Day 2012 will include a new wrinkle in Central Georgia. With Mercer fielding a team in the fall, Bobby Lamb will sign his first class on February 1st. Last week the program got its first commitment from its own backyard.
The Medical Center of Central Georgia celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wednesday.
See the latest job openings around Central Georgia from the Georgia Department of Labor.
About 200 jobs will be lost at Central State Hospital when the adult mental health unit closes next month.
Three of four of the suspects charged with the murder of Bobby Tillman were interviewed in jail by our sister station WXIA.
In light of the Newtown shooting, there has been a renewed focus on mental health issues across the country and here in Central Georgia.