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Georgia Awarded $2.9M Grant for Preschool Development for Children

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) announced recently that Georgia has been awarded a $2.9 million Preschool Development...

2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year Top 10 Finalists Named

The 2020 Georgia Teacher of the Year award contenders have been narrowed down to just 10 teachers. State Superintendent Richard Woods made the announcement Monday morning.

Georgia receives $1.3 million to help veterans begin teaching careers

Georgia is receiving $1.3 million to help U.S. military veterans begin careers in teaching. The Georgia Department of Education received a $1,324,170 grant from the...

GaDOE Fine Arts Specialist receives Distinguished Service Award

GaDOE Fine Arts Specialist receives Distinguished Service Award

Column: Teacher pay matters. So does pay policy

Column: "Union leaders are doing their members no favors by fighting efforts to remove ineffective teachers from the classroom, as that provides reticent state legislators and school boards all the evidence they need to resist pay increases. "

Bill Seeks to Oversee Transitions to Homeschooling, Involve DFCS More Easily

Under a new bill filed in the Georgia House of Representatives, parents who want to pull their children out of public school to instead homeschool would have to provide additional documentation to the school and prove the transition is not to avoid legal obligations.

$1.1 million in grants awarded to rural Georgia school districts

Grants awarded to rural GA school districts

Georgia School Getting Attention for Offering Paddling as Punishment

A school in Georgia is getting attention across the state and southeast for its new paddling policy. Would you opt your child in?

First lady of Georgia makes 900th school visit

First lady Sandra Deal makes 900th school visit

3 Georgia Schools Named Green Ribbon Schools by US Dept. of Education

Across the country, 35 schools, 14 districts, and four postsecondary institutions are being honored for their innovative efforts to address the three "Pillars" of the program