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Column: Teacher pay matters. So does pay policy

Column: "Union leaders are doing their members no favors by fighting efforts to remove ineffective teachers from the classroom, as that provides reticent state legislators and school boards all the evidence they need to resist pay increases. "

Study: Teen internet use ‘nearly constant’, 95 percent own smartphone

Teens are on their phone constantly, says a new study. How does this impact their lives?

HUD Working to Make Public Housing “Book-Rich Environments”

In just its third year, a national campaign to promote literacy and a life-long love of reading has distributed one million books to children living in public housing. The program, however, has not yet moved into Georgia.

17 Georgia school districts receive $500,000 grant for computer coding courses

The Georgia Department of Education announced Wednesday that it will provide $500,000 to 17 school districts to implement middle-school computer coding programs. The funds, approved...

Fourteen Counties in Georgia Join the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Fourteen new counties in Georgia have joined the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR Campaign), a nationwide movement to increase early reading proficiency.

For the third year in a row, Georgia students surpass national average on ACT

Georgia’s students continued to outpace the nation on the ACT in 2018. Georgia’s average composite score of 21.4 held steady from 2017 to 2018 but...

Georgia Dept. of Education warns of e-cigarettes use, highlights red ribbon week

GADOE highlights red ribbon week and warns of e-cigarette use.

GA Dept of Education Continues Effort to Help Counties Impacted by Hurricane Michael

In addition to the training opportunity, GaDOE has provided ongoing assistance to school districts impacted by Hurricane Michael, including financial support through the Georgia Foundation for Public Education.

Teachers Get a Hefty Dose of Biotech at Week-Long Georgia Bio Workshop

-The Georgia BioEd Institute’s Summer Biotech Immersion program, sponsored by local biopharma company UCB, provided a laboratory-intensive professional learning experience to eight high school...