Georgia’s Pre-K Program welcomes over 80,000 Four Year Olds

A big step for lots of little ones around the state.

Two Georgia educators involved in APS test cheating scandal go to prison

Two Georgia educators go to prison involved in APS test cheating scandal.

State Charter Schools Commission Announces Leadership Change

The State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC) announced recently that Executive Director Dr. Bonnie Holliday will join the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA)...

Staples Office Store Offering 5% Back to Teachers/Schools in New Rewards Program

This week, the office supply chain Staples announced a new Classroom Rewards program that will allow parents to contribute 5% of their Back to School purchases to a teacher or school of their choice.

Georgia receives testing waiver from U.S. Department of Education for middle school advanced courses

Georgia received approval from the U.S. Department of Education (US ED) April 12 to reduce testing and avoid duplication for students taking advanced courses...

Threat of mass school shooting at a South Georgia high school

A South GA high school received a threating letter of a mass school shooting.

Nonprofit Signed Agreement to Offer Career Pathway Classes for Homeschoolers

The Dr. Annise Mabry Foundation recently signed a one-year contract with eDynamic Learning Inc to offer over 200 electives and career pathway courses exclusively for...

U.S. Department of Ed Acts on School Safety, Student Privacy

It's all a result of a report that found “substantial misunderstanding remains at the local level among officials and educators concerning (FERPA), and in particular its application to school-based threats.”

Georgia School Superintendent Receives Patriotic Employer Award

State School Superintendent Richard Woods was one of just thirteen Georgia employers to receive the Patriotic Employer Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office.

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. "