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  1. Student denied diploma because of Graduation test? - ATLA...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Coastal Courier

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that will give Georgians who were denied their high school diplomas an opportunity to petition for one. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that the bill Deal signed retroactively eliminates tests that students are no longer required to graduate.

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  2. Georgia's first lady reads to local childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the ...

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  3. Georgia General Assembly in last days of full sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    Thursday is the last day for the Georgia General Assembly, and they're busy trying to pass bills for Governor Nathan Deal to sign into law. A piece of legislation close to becoming law was started by students at Reese Road Leadership Academy.

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  4. Teen beaten in prison, images go viral on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVM

    ... Thursday is the last day for the Georgia General Assembly, and they're busy trying to pass bills for Governor Nathan Deal to sign into law. Thursday is the last day for the Georgia General Assembly, and they're busy trying to pass bills for Governor ...

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  5. Gurley bill heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... voted 48-4 for the bill, which the House had passed earlier this month by a vote of 145-27. Now it heads to Gov. Nathan Deal's desk.

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  6. Action heats up as final day approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    The 2015 General Assembly session has just two days left, and we are expected to adjourn sine die on Thursday. Consequently, a flurry of legislation will travel back and forth between the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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  7. Autism bill passes Ga. Senate; House backs trafficking finesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... announced late last week they had worked out a deal. The measure, expected to be signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, incorporates the language of Bethel's SB1 and Smith's HB 429, which deals with-end-of-life coverage for terminal patients. Cagle ...

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  8. Meet the state's real superintendent of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    ... of the state capitol and look for the door marked "Governor." Then ask the receptionist if you can say hello to Nathan Deal. The passage of legislation authorizing a state takeover of low-performing schools ensures that the superintendent will be ...

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  9. Column: Education Reform Commission can make differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... deafening to some of you. I will explain. In January, I was named to the Education Reform Commission by Gov. Nathan Deal along with a number of educators, legislators and subject matter experts. There are 34 of us in all. The commission's charge ...

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  10. New Georgia Law Makes Thousands Eligible for High School DiplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that will give Georgians who were denied their high school diplomas an opportunity to petition for one. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that the bill Deal signed retroactively eliminates tests that students are no longer required to graduate.

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  11. HS diplomas in reach for thousands not passing GA's high school graduation testRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    With the stroke of a pen, thousands of former Georgia high school students, who left schools without diplomas because they did not pass the Georgia High School Graduation Test , will get a chance to gain their diplomas. On Monday Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal officially abolished the GHSGT by signing into law House Bill 91 .

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  12. First Slice 3/31/15: Grady Health System, Blue Cross and Blue Shield end insurance impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Grady Health System and Blue Cross and Blue Shield have reached an agreement to end a months-long standoff that prevented some people from receiving health-care services at Georgia's largest hospital. Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill that will allow students who completed high school, but failed the Georgia High School Graduation Test, which was eliminated in 2011 but didn't apply retroactively to former students, to obtain their diploma.

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  13. Hall Co. processes first request for diploma after signing of HB 91Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Hall County School District has processed the first of what it believes will be a number of requests from former students who are now eligible to receive their diplomas following the signing of House Bill by Gov. Nathan Deal. HB 91, authored by Duluth lawmaker Brooks Coleman, was signed into law Monday.

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  14. You Don't Need a Rainbow Sticker to Let People Know You're BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | RedState

    ... explicit copies of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Indiana is the latest. Georgia's Governor, Nathan Deal, just tucked tail and ran from putting religious expression on the same legal footing as speech. The cowards of the Georgia ...

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  15. Deal to take swing at C-130, historyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    GOV. NATHAN DEAL will be on hand at Lockheed early next month to echo the role played by one of his predecessors, the late Marvin Griffin, as the Lockheed plant celebrates the 60th anniversary of the rollout of the plant's first C-130 Hercules.

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  16. Retroactive change in grad tests called - a life-changer'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times

    Former students who met graduation requirements but did not pass the Georgia High School Graduation Test now can petition for their diploma. House Bill 91 was signed into law Monday by Gov. Nathan Deal, retroactively eliminating the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for graduation.

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  17. Georgians denied diplomas may petition for one under new lawRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that will give Georgians who were denied their high school diplomas an opportunity to petition for one. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that the bill Deal signed retroactively eliminates tests that students are no longer required to graduate.

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  18. Georgia Governor Seeks Talks in Water DisputeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has tried to kick-start negotiations with Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to try to reach agreement in the long-running battle over a river system the three states share. Deal's effort follows decades of litigation over the amount of fresh water flowing from the top of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system, in north Georgia, downstream to the Florida Panhandle's Apalachicola Bay.

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  19. Gov. Deal announces new program to honor Vietnam veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyFoxAtlanta

    Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a new program aimed at honoring the state's 234,000 Vietnam veterans with "certificates of honor." Deal told about 250 people in the Capitol on Monday that the state appreciates Georgians' service during the Vietnam War, which claimed the lives of 1,584 people from the state.

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  20. State school district still needs workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Coastal Courier

    ... have to be weighed by voters before it appears on ballots in November 2016 as a constitutional amendmen t. Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to create a statewide Opportunity School District to take over persistently low-performing schools could pass out ...

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