GA DOE: Students record strongest-ever overall gains on Georgia Milestones assessments

Students record strongest-ever overall gains on Georgia Milestones assessments Scores increase or hold steady in 25 of 26 subject areas; strong increases in third-grade reading and math

Ga School District Considering Adding Opioid Antidote to School Clinic

One Georgia school district is taking a different approach to the opioid crisis. 

3 Georgia Entities to Receive Farm to School Grant Funding

The grants will increase the amount of healthy, local foods served in schools and create economic opportunities for nearby farmers.  

Georgia to Take Part of Pilot Program on Measuring Student Achievement

"This pilot program gives states that are willing to try a new approach an opportunity to assess student achievement without sacrificing rigor or skirting accountability."

Georgia Principal Named to National Science Teaching Association Board

The new Board of Directors member is a principal but worked as a teacher in Florida and Georgia for 19 years.

Georgia Council for the Arts awards grant funding to 135 organizations

–The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) today announced the recipients of its Partner, Project and Arts Education grants...

Georgia School District Ends “Team Chaplain,” Sponsored Prayer After Complaint

A school district in northwest Georgia has ended its partnership with a chaplain after complaints to the school system were filed at the end...

Georgia Department of Education announces winners of second Pupil Transportation Safety Awards

Each year, nearly one million students and their parents rely on Georgia’s school buses – and the professionals who operate them – to provide...

20 Schools Land Share of $500K for Computer Coding Programs

The Georgia Department of Education has provided $500,000 in grant funding to help middle schools implement computer coding programs.

Georgia approves new elementary agriculture courses

The new standards are a direct result of Senate Bill 330, legislation passed in 2018 which provides for a pilot program to develop and implement agricultural education in elementary schools.