Feature Stories

Teaching for America

Currently, children growing up in low-income communities in the United States often face tremendous socio-economic challenges.

And the winner is…

In 1940, The Grapes of Wrath won a Pulitzer Prize in the Novel category, and Arthur Krock of the New York Times got one for Correspondence Journalism.

Ridin’ Thru Da ‘Hood

Lil’ Red, Big Boy and Gran’ma entertained children at the Athens Area Boys and Girls Club earlier this month.

Making a difference

On a Monday morning in late March, Deryl Bailey’s gaze is unwavering. The object of his attention is Tommy Williams, a ninth grader at Cedar Shoals High School.

The Dog Doctors

Meet Dr. Max, Dr. Jack, and Dr. Heather. These “Dog Doctors” are Bernese Mountain Dogs, a relatively rare breed of dog that traces its origin to the mountains of Switzerland.

Touring Tico Culture

This summer 14 teachers and principals and five agricultural extension agents traveled through Costa Rica for a two-week cross-cultural seminar.

We the People

Teaching today’s youth to be responsible and aware citizens is a critical part of their education, says University of Georgia education professor John Hoge.