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U.S. Dept of Education Fulfills Administration Promise to Invest $200 Million in STEM Education

Department will continue to focus on plugging “leaks” in the STEM education pipeline The U.S. Department of Education has announced that it has not only...

Miscommunication – Atlanta school will say Pledge of Allegiance to start day

On Thursday, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) reported they would no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of their school day....

State School Superintendent Asking for Backpack Donations

Help us provide backpacks & supplies for Georgia students Dear supporters of Georgia public education, I am writing today to ask for your assistance in supporting...

Dozens of Schools Named to List for Needing Additional Support

The Georgia Department of Education recently released the first list of Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools as required by the federal Every Student...

17 Georgia schools receive grants for career-readiness activities

17 mini-grants awarded schools to support student career-readiness activities associated with the YouScience aptitude assessment tool.

3 Georgia Students Make List of 161 Presidential Scholars

This week, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments...

84 Georgia School Districts Recognized for Farm to School Innovation at 2018 Golden...

The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through taste tests and incorporating cooking and gardening activities in curriculum.

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...

Study: Teen internet use ‘nearly constant’, 95 percent own smartphone

Teens are on their phone constantly, says a new study. How does this impact their lives?

Op-Ed by Superintendent Woods: It’s time to lift up, instead of label, our schools

Op-Ed by State School Superintendent Richard Woods: It’s time to lift up, instead of label, our schools. ‘Our students – and schools – are more than a score’