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Trump Administration Unveils Plan for Historic Investment in America’s Students through Education Freedom Scholarships

""No student should feel stuck in a school that just isn't working for them, or feel hopeless because they live on the 'wrong' side of town" -- Betsy Devos

Georgia’s At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program Available to Eligible Schools

This program reimburses institutions that serve nutritious after-school snacks and/or a supper meal to children up to 18 years old in a structured environment after-school.

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.

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.

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.”

Facilities Study Finds GA Charter Schools Pay a Premium for Less Adequate Space

A newly released study of Georgia’s charter school facility and financing environment finds that Georgia charter schools pay more than their traditional district school and national charter school counterparts for less adequate facilities

Superintendent Woods names 2019 AP Honor Schools

“It’s essential that we offer a robust set of opportunities to Georgia students, and Advanced Placement is an important part of that,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods. “I congratulate the educators and leaders who worked to create strong AP programs in these 230 Georgia schools, ultimately connecting students with high-level coursework and the opportunity to gain college credit.”

POLL: 67% of Voters Support School Choice

American Federation for Children's National School Choice Poll Shows 67% of Voters Support School Choice Support Grew 4% compared to 2018