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...

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...

Georgia Department of Education announces winners of second Pupil Transportation Safety Awards

Each year, nearly one million students and their parents rely on Georgia’s school buses – and the professionals who operate them – to provide...

20 Schools Land Share of $500K for Computer Coding Programs

The Georgia Department of Education has provided $500,000 in grant funding to help middle schools implement computer coding programs.

Georgia approves new elementary agriculture courses

The new standards are a direct result of Senate Bill 330, legislation passed in 2018 which provides for a pilot program to develop and implement agricultural education in elementary schools.

Rural Georgia Teachers to Receive Training Thanks to New State Budget

Public-private investment will prepare 8th-12th grade students in rural communities for careers in biomanufacturing of agriculture, medicine, food and beverage products.

GSBA Training for Local School Board Conveys Anti-Transparency Undertones

Georgia School Board Association Instructor Offers Advice in Conflict with State Sunshine Laws Members of the Cobb County School Board gathered Tuesday for an annual...

Staples Office Store Offering 5% Back to Teachers/Schools in New Rewards Program

This week, the office supply chain Staples announced a new Classroom Rewards program that will allow parents to contribute 5% of their Back to School purchases to a teacher or school of their choice.

Summer Reading Program Offers Thousands of Free Books to Georgia Kids

Last year, children in 134 counties spent 927,344 minutes reading 66,614 books. The organization wants to break that record this year.

HUD Working to Make Public Housing “Book-Rich Environments”

In just its third year, a national campaign to promote literacy and a life-long love of reading has distributed one million books to children living in public housing. The program, however, has not yet moved into Georgia.