Kevin Demmitt: Changes allow high school students to move on to college when ready

This past week the Georgia Department of Education approved new regulations that will change the way students transition from high school to college. The process is now easier than ever for motivated high school students to take one or more college courses that count towards their high school graduation requirements.

Kevin Demmitt: Keeping HOPE: Common pitfalls of 1st-year scholarship students

When I interviewed at Clayton State University in the summer of 1994, the president of the university told me that higher education in Georgia was on the verge of a tremendous transformation. In the previous year, Georgia had instituted a scholarship program unlike any other in existence – the HOPE Scholarship. And its impact on higher education was as dramatic as he predicted.

Kevin Demmitt: Paying for college: How much does it cost you NOT to go?

The clock is counting down to the most exciting play that ever happens on a football field — the march of high school seniors moving down the field to receive their diplomas.

Kevin Demmitt: Q & A about Clayton St. – PTC

Word is getting out about Clayton State University — Fayette. Everyday we receive phone calls, emails, and visits by people looking for more information. For those who may have similar questions, I thought I would answer some of the most common inquiries.

Kevin Demmitt: Why Clayton State-Fayette is a dream come true

At our grand opening on Dec. 6, Fayette County Commissioner Jack Smith referred to the launching of the Clayton State University-Fayette as a “dream come true.”

Kevin Demmitt: A close look at Fayette County’s high school graduation rates

As the first-time father of a twelfth-grader, I remember getting an education on the economics of high school graduation. It all started in September with senior pictures.

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