Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax for education is running $1 million over projections and about 18 months ahead of schedule, officials report.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong has announced her candidacy for the 2014 Board of Education.
Parents, educators and school administrators from across northern Georgia voiced concerns ranging from the balance of funding to the controversial common core curriculum during an educational summit in Dahlonega last week.
The Dawson County Board of Education recognized the teachers of the year at the district's seven schools, as well as the system's top teacher, during a ceremony Monday night.
For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
The Ninth District Head Start program was open Tuesday, thanks to private funding.
Staff and parents were notified Monday that the preschool program was reopening, said Kay Laws, Head Start director for Ninth District Opportunity.
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Riverview Elementary is giving dimes away.
A legislative summit next week will give the community an opportunity to discuss educational issues facing the state.
The Dawson County public library is offering the community a night of fun, frights and festivities as it begins a new event.
Riverview Elementary held its first family event on Sept. 5.
Lanier Technical College graduated 1,212 students from its programs in 2012.
After 16 years, Dawson County High School is now the property of the Dawson County Board of Education.
Dawson County High School is now home to a competition-level training course for its JROTC cadets.
Many high school students spend their summer relaxing or visiting with friends. But one Dawson County teen gave his summer up to provide comfort for those far from home.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.
With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.
With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.
During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.
The Dawson County Library was flooded with kids looking for food, fun and learning last week during the Edible Science display.
Dawson County residents will have a chance to honor a late teacher and historian with the gift of life.
After jumping in a cold lake in February for three years in a row, Brian Burke has decided to find a warmer way to raise money for literacy.
In an emotionally uplifting commencement ceremony at Free Chapel, 1,111 students graduated from Lanier Technical College on June 13.
Students on summer vacation enjoyed a soot-covered and wet time during the recent junior fire academy.
The Dawson County Board of Education set the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at $33.9 million during a meeting Monday night.
The Dawson County Board of Education has announced its list of Teachers of the Year for 2015.
The Georgia Department of Education is rolling out a new set of tests to replace the old methods of assessing students.