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VPD creates summer program for area young people

The Valdosta Police Department (VPD) has announced a new youth program. Stand Against Youth Violence Education (S.A.Y.V.E) is aimed to inform 13-16-year-olds of the reality of common problems. According to the VPD press release, it will combat issues such as, “Bullying, gang activity, substance abuse, firearms safety, and the importance of mentorship.” The program will be a week long from ...

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Editorial: New tenure policy may ruin freedom of education

On Oct. 13, the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia approved a change to tenure that will allow administrations of universities to seek termination of professors if they do not meet improvement plans set by deans and department chairs. We believe this change in tenure, allowing this leeway in termination, is a clear danger to the educational ...

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Column: why colleges should become a non-profit business

It’s easy to say that school shouldn’t be a business because students shouldn’t pay to get an education, however, there is a lot more that goes into school than what people think like how to pay educators and for resources. A business is an organization or enterprising entity engaged in commercial, industrial, or professional activities, according to Investopedia. A business ...

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