Georgia Dept of Education Awards Second Round of Opportunity Grants to 498 Schools
Grants fund student opportunities in fine arts, health and physical education, world language and summer learning
Agencies partner to help feed over 1.1M school aged children in the wake of COVID-19
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...
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...
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 in fall 2020
The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health have released Georgia's K-12 Recovery Plan – guidance to help...
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...
USDA Alters Regulations to Allow More Meals for Kids to Continue through Summer
With the extension of these waivers, innovative models underway in school districts across the country can continue, without interruption, while state...
Georgia Deploys 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 School Districts
Each district will create its own mobilization plans for placing the Wi-Fi Rangers on school buses or other public vehicles to...
Teacher Appreciation Month 2020: In circumstances we wouldn’t have chosen, teachers rose above
As we enter an unusual Teacher Appreciation Month, Ga School Superintendent Richard Woods is asking that all Georgians who have been...
Governor’s Honors Program Canceled for 1st Time Ever Due to COVID-19
Governor Brian Kemp congratulated the 2020 Governor's Honors Program finalists this week, but due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, those finalists...
State School Superintendent: “We must choose compassion over compliance”
"Our focus during this time should be on compassion over compliance," Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods said of the era of 'crisis...