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Georgia Awarded $2.9M Grant for Preschool Development for Children

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) announced recently that Georgia has been awarded a $2.9 million Preschool Development...

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.

Georgia’s reading and math scores show anemic improvement

The 2017 NAEP test results, known as the "Nation's Report Card", show stagnant results all over the country. Georgia's results did improve from the...

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.

Georgia Department of Education launches Partnership for Rural Growth, dedicating an additional $1.6 million...

The Georgia Department of Education is launching the Partnership for Rural Growth, an initiative to expand the resources available to public school districts in...

Facilities Study Finds GA Charter Schools Pay a Premium for Less Adequate Space

A newly released study of Georgia’s charter school facility and financing environment finds that Georgia charter schools pay more than their traditional district school and national charter school counterparts for less adequate facilities

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...

Georgia’s graduation rate rises to all-time high

Georgia’s high school graduation rate increased again in 2018, rising to 81.6 percent from 80.6 percent in 2017. This is an all-time high for Georgia’s...

Forty-three mini-grants will help support 1,343 children and 220 teachers impacted by Hurricane Michael

Forty-three licensed child care programs in Southwest Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael will receive special mini-grants from the international organization Save the Children and...

Putnam County High School wins third annual GaDOE Student Chef Competition

More on the winners and the runners up!