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  • Sandy Springs Education Force Sponsors Hound Bowl - Patch.com
    published on Tue, 23 May 2017 16:34:20 GMT
    Patch.comSandy Springs Education Force Sponsors Hound BowlPatch.comThe Hound Bowl was one of only three MOEMS elementary level tournaments held in Georgia schools this year. “It was thrilling to witness the students so excited and engaged about using their math skills in competition," SSEF Executive Director Irene ...and more »...
  • No joke: Georgia school bans 35 pranksters from graduation - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Tue, 23 May 2017 12:52:01 GMT
    WCBD News 2No joke: Georgia school bans 35 pranksters from graduationEducation Week (subscription)MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A middle Georgia school district say 35 seniors won't march at graduation after joining in a senior prank. Baldwin County officials tell local media that Thursday's actions went beyond the bounds of a joke. Spokesman Byron ...Students banned from graduation after 'dangerous' prankWALB-TVall 5 news articles »...
  • Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future - Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
    published on Fri, 05 May 2017 15:43:57 GMT
    Georgia Budget and Policy InstituteSupport Adult English Language Education to Invest in FutureGeorgia Budget and Policy Institute[6] “Georgia's Higher Education Completion Plan 2012,” Complete College Georgia, November 2011. [7] Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Four ......
  • Presentation: Equity in Higher Education – Who gets HOPE? - Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
    published on Thu, 18 May 2017 15:25:56 GMT
    Georgia Budget and Policy InstitutePresentation: Equity in Higher Education – Who gets HOPE?Georgia Budget and Policy InstituteBased on projections that show 60 percent of Georgia's jobs will soon require postsecondary education or training, the state set a goal to increase the percentage of young adults with a postsecondary degree or credential from 42 to 60 percent. This ...and more »...
  • Georgia district makes SEL program possible with community partnership - Education Dive
    published on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:41:52 GMT
    Georgia district makes SEL program possible with community partnershipEducation DiveAt the high school level, for example, schools and districts might consider working with major employers in both their local area and the state at large on career and technical education programs or specific skill track classes. And partnerships with ......
  • Georgia Lawmakers Press for More Lottery Dollars for Education - Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
    published on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:37:40 GMT
    Georgia Budget and Policy InstituteGeorgia Lawmakers Press for More Lottery Dollars for EducationGeorgia Budget and Policy InstituteIn the end, lawmakers left that proposal and one with a similar aim behind when the 2017 Georgia General Assembly adjourned. Both House and Senate members proposed to increase the amount of money the lottery turns over to the state for education ......
  • Freedom University Provides an Underground Education for Undocumented Immigrants - Latina
    published on Tue, 16 May 2017 16:36:36 GMT
    LatinaFreedom University Provides an Underground Education for Undocumented ImmigrantsLatinaEvery new school year, numerous undocumented immigrants are turned away from higher education. While the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy has helped many DREAMers obtain associate's and bachelor's degrees, ...and more »...
  • Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students - WALB-TV
    published on Tue, 23 May 2017 15:46:00 GMT
    Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black studentsWALB-TV"From 1890 until the present day, Mississippi repeatedly has amended its education clause and has used those amendments to systematically and deliberately deprive African Americans of the education rights guaranteed to all Mississippi schoolchildren by ...and more »...
  • Does Trump's proposed expansion of school choice shortchange rural Georgia? - MyAJC (blog)
    published on Fri, 19 May 2017 16:33:46 GMT
    MyAJC (blog)Does Trump's proposed expansion of school choice shortchange rural Georgia?MyAJC (blog)In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md. The school choice movement has been cleaved into two camps: those who want to use choice to ...Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choiceWashington PostDeVos expected to unveil...
  • Georgia 2018: A 'Draft Lynn' for governor campaign surfaces - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
    published on Tue, 23 May 2017 19:06:44 GMT
    Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Georgia 2018: A 'Draft Lynn' for governor campaign surfacesAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Lynn has never backed down from a challenge and as Governor, Lynn will fix Georgia's transportation infrastructure to make it the envy of the country, improve our education system at all levels so Georgians will know more so they can earn more, and ...and more »...