Superintendent Woods names 2019 AP Honor Schools

“It’s essential that we offer a robust set of opportunities to Georgia students, and Advanced Placement is an important part of that,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods. “I congratulate the educators and leaders who worked to create strong AP programs in these 230 Georgia schools, ultimately connecting students with high-level coursework and the opportunity to gain college credit.”

POLL: 67% of Voters Support School Choice

American Federation for Children's National School Choice Poll Shows 67% of Voters Support School Choice Support Grew 4% compared to 2018

Georgia AP pass rates continue to increase

In Georgia, 23.2 percent of public school students in the class of 2018 earned a 3 or higher on an AP exam.

Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition Announced

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement recently announced the three winners of the 2018-2019 Innovation in Teaching Competition, a recognition and reward opportunity for Georgia teachers who utilize innovative instructional strategies to advance student achievement.

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.

Secretary DeVos: “Supplement, not Supplant” Proposal Helps Promote Effective Spending, Flexibility

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released proposed non-regulatory guidance to support school districts' compliance with the requirement that federal funds supplement, and do not supplant, state and local funds

COLUMN: Combating Substance Abuse in Schools

This abuse has significantly impacted K-12 school-age students as well as those pursuing postsecondary education.

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

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)...

$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...