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  1. Clarke school board committee concerned about legislation affecting collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia General Assembly passed dozens of education-related bills at its recently concluded 2017 session, but most of the talk at a Clarke County Board of Education committee meeting this week was about a bill that didn't pass - but still might. The law, pushed by Rep. Earl Erhart, R-Powder Springs, limits school administrators' powers to discipline students when they've been accused of sexual assault or other felonies The law is aimed specifically at postsecondary institutions - college campuses, not K-12 schools - but members of the school board's Government Relations Committee wondered how it might might still affect their students.

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  2. UGA roundup: Women's tennis wins, Lady Bulldog named to SEC Community Service TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia's Ellen Perez during the Bulldogs' match with Mercer at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. The Bulldogs opened the outdoor portion of their season with an impressive showing over the Bears .

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  3. Bill filed in Georgia House would limit role universities could play in investigating crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University System of Georgia officials are monitoring a state legislative proposal that would limit the role universities and colleges can play in investigating alleged campus rapes and disciplining alleged rapists. House Bill 51, sponsored by Rep. Earl Ehrhart, R-Powder Springs and three other Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Regina Quick, R-Athens, would require any official or employee of a postsecondary institution who receives information that a felony has occurred on campus, or was perpetrated by or against a student, to report the alleged incident to the appropriate local law enforcement agency, including campus police, or to the local district attorney.

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  4. Jury awards $15M to survivor of deadly Georgia Southern University crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nearly two years after a Louisiana truck driver caused a seven-car crash killing five Georgia Southern University nursing students, a jury has awarded a survivor $15 million in a civil suit. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports jurors deliberated for about four hours Friday before deciding on the amount that trucking company Total Transportation of Richland, Mississippi, and its parent company, U.S. Express, must pay Megan Richards.

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