Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

The most complex obstacle to attracting talented professionals from other states to work in metro Augusta’s burgeoning cybersecurity industry is actually quite simple. They think...

Poor Marks for Teachers in Midterms

THE 2018 MIDTERM election came on the heels of widespread teacher unrest that, in part, prompted thousands of educators to run for office. But as...

American Academy of Pediatrics Strengthens Call to Ban Spanking

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Johns Hopkins ranked No. 12 in the world by ‘U.S. News’

Johns Hopkins University ranks No. 12 on U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the Best Global Universities, which was released today, and among the...

Arthritis patients could see higher drug prices under Trump plan: Study

A Trump administration plan to lower drug costs for seniors on Medicare could end up forcing seniors to pay hundreds of dollars more for their arthritis medication,...

Suburban students say more education needed in schools about sexual consent

A growing national #MeToo movement and furor over the controversial confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after an accusation of sexual...

Teachers Crowdfund Millions for Classroom Supplies

EVERY SCHOOL YEAR, teachers in the U.S. fundraise nearly as much money for classroom supplies using crowdfunding websites as the federal government provides them through...

6 Louisiana Public Schools Named Nationally for Achievement

Six Louisiana public schools are 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools, a federal designation to honor schools that are high-performing or that have closed achievement gaps. The U.S....

Instagram’s Co-Founders to Step Down From Company

SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram, have resigned and plan to leave the company in...

Small North Carolina Town Latest to Feel Florence’s Fury

By GARY D. ROBERTSON, MARTHA WAGGONER and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling...

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Does Meryl Streep Have the Most Oscar Nominations of All Time?

After a blockbuster Season One of HBO’s Big Little Lies, everyone attached to the limited series likely considered it impossible to top. Liane Moriarty,...