Kemp Closes K-12 Public Schools Through April 24

This is as of 12:15PM on Thursday, March 26th. This decision will overrule any local public school decision at this time.

Dairy Farmer Offers Fun Facebook Education Series For Kids During School Closures

Katie is combining her expertise as a dairy farmer and a teacher to launch a Facebook education series about cows and life on a dairy farm to educate and entertain kids while schools are closed.

Superintendent Woods suspends state testing administration, accountability requirements

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is suspending the following until further notice.

Gov. Kemp Orders All Public Schools Closed Thru End of Month

All public schools will be closed through the end of the month of March thanks to an executive order issued by Governor Brian Kemp on Monday.

Georgia Historical Society’s Georgia History Festival Raises Record $1.625 Million For Statewide Educational Programming

The program has surpassed all previous institutional fundraising milestones by raising a record $1,625,000 for K-12 educational programs in Georgia.

GDC Offenders Transcribe Braille Materials for Thousands of Students

During 2019, offenders were able to help more than 2,800 students by transcribing materials into Braille, which is at no cost to local school districts.

GaDOE’s ‘Keenville’ game-based assessment wins national award

The KAPi awards recognize excellence and innovation in children’s digital media. Winners are chosen by a distinguished panel of independent jurors.

Georgia ranks 17th in nation for AP performance

Georgia’s public-school class of 2019 has the 17th-highest Advanced Placement (AP) pass rate in the nation, according to data released by the College Board last week. But wait -- there's more good news -->

Recess Bill Back Again After Kemp Veto Last Year

The lawmaker from Stockbridge has once again filed his recess legislation. The measure, HB 83, passed through both chambers in 2019 after three years of trying but was vetoed by Governor Kemp.