First lady of Georgia makes 900th school visit

First lady Sandra Deal makes 900th school visit

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

Georgia’s SAT scores go up by 14 points from previous year

Georgia's 2018 SAT results are 14 points higher than last year's.

Bus drivers in Georgia school district illegally go on strike

Bus drivers in a Georgia school district call out sick and illegally go on strike.

Georgia to reduce testing for middle school students this spring on the Milestones

More than two years after the new passage of the federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), very few states are taking advantage...

Georgia Foundation for Public Education launches Rural Education Fund

Any Georgia county with a population of 35,000 or less is eligible to apply.

Federal education law prohibits Feds from control of funds to arm teachers

Federal law prohibits the power of the Secretary concerning funding to be used to purchase firearms in school districts.

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 Council for the Arts awards grant funding to 135 organizations

–The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) today announced the recipients of its Partner, Project and Arts Education grants...

REPORT: U.S. School Spending Per Pupil Increased for Fifth Consecutive Year

Of the 50 states, New York ($23,091), the District of Columbia ($21,974), Connecticut ($19,322), New Jersey ($18,920) and Vermont ($18,290) spent the most per pupil