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  • Here's why little will happen in education - Newnan Times-Herald
    published on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:31:19 GMT
    Here's why little will happen in educationNewnan Times-HeraldIn the Atlanta suburbs, the voters value public education most of all the other parts of Georgia. They, after all, “voted with their feet” when choosing to live within a reasonable distance from the urban core, but also in an area with excellent (or at ......
  • Georgia takes first step in school turnaround plan - Atlanta Journal Constitution
    published on Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:00:25 GMT
    Atlanta Journal ConstitutionGeorgia takes first step in school turnaround planAtlanta Journal ConstitutionSeven members are either leaders or appointees of advocacy groups for parents, teachers, school administrators and school boards. Four are political appointees of the Georgia General Assembly leadership, including Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent ...and more »...
  • Georgia Seeks Input on Federal Education Accountability Plan - WABE 90.1 FM
    published on Mon, 19 Jun 2017 21:42:11 GMT
    WABE 90.1 FMGeorgia Seeks Input on Federal Education Accountability PlanWABE 90.1 FMA federal law known as the "Every Student Succeeds Act" requires states to come up with comprehensive education plans. ESSA asks states to outline how they'll hold schools accountable, support teachers, and spend federal money--among other things....
  • New Georgia law aims to increase transparency on textbooks - MyAJC
    published on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:38:00 GMT
    MyAJCNew Georgia law aims to increase transparency on textbooksMyAJCA new law takes effect next week in Georgia that requires public school districts and the state's education department to post information online in a visible location about proposed textbooks and other instructional materials they'd like students to ......
  • Georgia State University Receives Nearly $4 Million To Fund New Education Policy Research Center - Georgia State University News (press release)
    published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:38:03 GMT
    Georgia State University News (press release)Georgia State University Receives Nearly $4 Million To Fund New Education Policy Research CenterGeorgia State University News (press release)ATLANTA—Georgia State University has received $3.9 million to create the Georgia Center for Education Policy, a collaboration between the university's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and government leaders that aims to improve academic, career ...and more »...
  • Leaders share about the economics of education at State Municipal Training Institute - Northwest Georgia News
    published on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:10:56 GMT
    Northwest Georgia NewsLeaders share about the economics of education at State Municipal Training InstituteNorthwest Georgia NewsMany city leaders convened at the Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia at the annual convention. Dr. Steve Dolinger, president of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, shared information which demonstrated the critical role ......
  • Q & A With Casey Bethel: Reflections As Georgia's 2017 Teacher Of ... - GPB (blog)
    published on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:14:28 GMT
    GPB (blog)Q & A With Casey Bethel: Reflections As Georgia's 2017 Teacher Of ...GPB (blog)Casey Bethel shares his year-long experience serving as the 2017 GATOTY and talks about the state of education in Georgia.and more »...
  • Georgia college presidents not on list of 30 highest paid in US - MyAJC
    published on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:01:00 GMT
    MyAJCGeorgia college presidents not on list of 30 highest paid in USMyAJCAverage total compensation for the presidents of America's public colleges rose about 5 percent in 2016 over the previous year, according to an analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education released this week. In Georgia, Georgia Tech president Bud ......
  • Columbus Tech ranks 3rd best in Georgia for adult education - WRBL
    published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:30:52 GMT
    WRBLColumbus Tech ranks 3rd best in Georgia for adult educationWRBLCOLUMBUS, Ga. — One local college is becoming the place to be for adults looking to go back to school. Columbus Technical College received the third best ranking in the state for its adult education program. Thirty-one schools in Georgia offer an ......
  • Georgia unveils plan to meet new federal education law - MyAJC (blog)
    published on Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:30:49 GMT
    MyAJC (blog)Georgia unveils plan to meet new federal education lawMyAJC (blog)OK, put on your comfy clothes, pour that cup of coffee and read this 94 pages from the Georgia Department of Education on its plan to meet the requirements of the new education law. When you are done, tell us what you think. DOE is taking public ...Georgia writes school plan under new federal lawAtlanta Journal ConstitutionYou have 30 days to submit comment on Georgia's new education planColumbus Ledger-Enquirerall...