Some think education spending should increase nationally, poll finds

New poll finds that the general public would like to see increases to public education funding.

13 Winners Announced in Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest

Thirteen school children were announced last week as statewide winners in the Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest. The artwork is now on display at state botanical garden in Athens.

Did a Georgia school district’s transgender restroom policy lead to sexual assault of girl?

Transgender restroom policy blamed as part of sexual assault of little girl in Georgia school district.

2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year Top 10 Finalists Named

The 2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year award contenders have been narrowed down to just 10 teachers. State Superintendent Richard Woods made the announcement Monday morning.

$260,000 set aside to expand arts education in rural Georgia schools

The Georgia Department of Education is awarding a total of $260,000 to rural school districts to help them expand the fine arts opportunities available...

Summer Reading Program Offers Thousands of Free Books to Georgia Kids

Last year, children in 134 counties spent 927,344 minutes reading 66,614 books. The organization wants to break that record this year.

Rural Georgia Teachers to Receive Training Thanks to New State Budget

Public-private investment will prepare 8th-12th grade students in rural communities for careers in biomanufacturing of agriculture, medicine, food and beverage products.

100 Elementary Schools With “Best Teachers In Georgia” For 2019

Have you ever wondered which schools have the best teachers in Georgia? Niche.com, a ranking website that often forcuses on schools and education, ranked the...

Georgia approves new standards for fine arts, physical education

Based on the recommendation of State School Superintendent Richard Woods, the State Board of Education last month approved revised standards for physical education and several fine arts areas. All standards were developed or revised based on public feedback, including opportunities for public comment and participation from educators, business and industry representatives, parents, and advocates.