Georgia DNR Launches State Fish Art Contest

This contest is open to kids in Grades K-12.

Kemp Announces Partnership With SANS Institute for Cyber Workforce Development

This partnership will provide high school girls with the opportunity to develop their skills and explore careers in the cyber industry through Girls Go CyberStart

Georgia CCRPI Scores Slip for Middle, Elementary Grades

The Georgia Department of Education released the 2019 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores last week and the scores are down slightly from 2018. 

Georgia FinTech Academy Gets New Executive Director

The University System of Georgia named a new executive director of the Georgia FinTech Academy.

Georgia DOT Partners with Scholastic to Launch Program in Ga Middle Schools

“Through the ‘Recognizing the Risk’ educational program, Scholastic and Georgia DOT encourage students to learn about the risks of distracted walking and driving through the lens of evaluating state-specific statistics and data."

​Georgia educator named National Principal of the Year

With Principal Wing’s recognition this week, Georgia is home to both the National Superintendent of the Year and the National Principal of the Year.

Georgia Lottery celebrates record Q1 transfer; $291.6M raised for HOPE and Pre-K

Q1 for FY 2020 surpassed last year’s record first quarter transfer by $6.32 million.

Digital Children’ Library Available Across All Georgia Public Libraries

All you need is your public library card to access eRead Kids, which provides free access to nearly 15,000 digital books to encourage early literacy.

2 Georgia Entities Get Grant Awards for Innovative Teacher Prep

Over two-thirds of the funded projects are specifically designed to better prepare teachers for teaching STEM and computer science.

Ga DOE survey results show parent, classroom teacher concerns about academic standards

Both surveys found the top concerns expressed by classroom teachers and parents were the same: the number of standards vs. the time available to teach them, and the current standards not fostering creativity.