3 Georgia Students Named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Of the 161 named, 3 are from Georgia.

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’

Georgia School Choice Supporters Say They Won Big in Election

One of the nation's top school choice advocacy organizations says the November midterm elections produced positive results for the cause. The American Federation for Children...

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

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...

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)...

Georgia School District Ends “Team Chaplain,” Sponsored Prayer After Complaint

A school district in northwest Georgia has ended its partnership with a chaplain after complaints to the school system were filed at the end...

Kemp’s Office of Student Achievement Partners with Dept. of Education to Train School Principals

GSLA is designed to support school leaders working to achieve positive, transformational school-level change. During a year-long cohort experience, participants receive in-depth leadership training and support through a combination of in-person meetings, coaching and mentorship from a former Georgia principal, and opportunities to network with fellow principals who are also working to transform their schools.

U.S. Department of Ed Acts on School Safety, Student Privacy

It's all a result of a report that found “substantial misunderstanding remains at the local level among officials and educators concerning (FERPA), and in particular its application to school-based threats.”

School Safety: Abrams and Kemp pitch plans to Georgia voters

Candidates for Georgia Governor have school safety on their minds.