Starting this year, students will see more school nurses in their front office clinics. Under new legislation, public schools must now supply at least one nurse for every 750 elementary school students and one for every 1,500 middle and high school students.
Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law House Bill 692, which revokes any salary increase or bonuses for Georgia teachers who personally falsified or caused falsification of students' standardized tests.
Earlier this year, House Resolution 1162 passed the State Senate and House, placing the Constitutional amendment to allow state officials to create charter schools in the hands of Georgia voters this fall.
For college juniors or seniors, graduate students and law students, completing an internship at the Capitol offers an opportunity to see firsthand the inner workings of state government and at the same time to professionally develop.