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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. "

First Lady Deal completes 1,000th school visit

First Lady Sandra Deal was recently joined by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs...

Fact Check: Candidate for Governor incorrect on early learning cost and long-lasting effects

Georgia Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams, says the average cost of childcare in the state in more than the average of in-state college...

Should Georgia’s school start dates be uniform? State Senators study the possibilities

A Georgia Senate study committee looks to review when schools in Georgia should start back to school.

U.S. Department of Education Announces Initiative to Address the Inappropriate Use of Restraint and...

Effort to Protect Children with Disabilities, Ensure Compliance with Federal Laws

Georgia to reduce testing for middle school students this spring on the Milestones

More than two years after the new passage of the federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), very few states are taking advantage...

Column: Education innovation – School choice with paid on the job training

Column: "Not every high school graduate is destined for a college degree; not every student graduates high school with ease. Still, every young Georgian deserves the opportunity to become a productive citizen."

Georgia Dept. of Ed Releases Latest CCRPI Scores

The Georgia Department of Education released the 2018 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores on Monday.  As part of Georgia’s state plan for the...