USDA Provides Flexibilities to Ensure Kids Receive Meals This Fall

Local schools and childcare providers are empowered to adapt meal service operations for the upcoming school year

State Launches Internet Speedtest Pilot for Schools

This project is designed to equip school leaders with the clearest picture possible of internet connectivity for Georgia’s students and teachers for the upcoming school year.

Ga DOE Asking for Feedback on Courses on History and Literature of the Old...

The Georgia Department of Education is asking for feedback and comments regarding the proposed Georgia Standards of Excellence for two new high school social studies elective courses, History and Literature of the Old Testament and History and Literature of the New Testament.

State Officials Vote to Remove Certification Requirement for Ga Teachers

In addition to removing the edTPA as a requirement, the GaPSC also recently removed the second of two required ethics assessments.

Gov. Kemp, GaDOE Issue Joint Statement: Georgia Will Seek Standardized Testing Waiver for 2020-21

"Given the ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic and the resulting state budget reductions, it would be counterproductive to continue with high-stakes testing for the 2020-2021 school year," the memo reads.

Agencies partner to help feed over 1.1M school aged children in the wake of...

DFCS has already released $244,103,635 in pandemic SNAP (P-SNAP) benefits to SNAP eligible families in the months of March, April, May and will also issue June P-SNAP at the end of the month. 

Graduation Rates Soar for Youth in Georgia Foster Care

This year, an astounding 58% of graduating seniors are preparing for college with several others entering trade school, the military or the local workforce.

Georgia Department of Education launches ‘Getting Ready’ guides for kindergarten through third grade

The “Getting Ready" guides were created to help parents of the youngest learners prepare for the upcoming school year.

Georgia Departments of Education, Public Health release guidance for safe return to in-person instruction...

The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health have released Georgia's K-12 Recovery Plan – guidance to help schools plan for a safe return to in-person instruction in fall 2020.

New CDC Guidelines for School Reopening Have Parents, Teachers Concerned

Recommendations on the CDC website outline practices like one child per row on school buses, "one-way routes" in hallways, avoidance of shared toys, books, and digital equipment, and limited use of playgrounds...among other things. What do you think?