The agency also provided an updated school prayer guidance.
There are four overall priorities that the Georgia Department of Education is pushing while the legislature is in session.
The agreement will identify helpful practices and offer guidelines to support collaborative relationships. The memorandum of understanding will focus on participation in the Head Start public schools demonstration project. Head Start will bring together leaders from public schools and Head Start programs.
Both the Technical College System of Georgia and the state’s certification agency for educators are getting new leaders.
The Distinguished Schools designation recognizes the highest-performing Title I schools in Georgia, while the Reward Schools designation recognizes Title I schools making the greatest improvements.
59%of state charter schools outperformed their comparison districts on CCRPI measures that satisfy SCSC academic expectations in the Comprehensive Performance Framework (CPF), an increase of 11% since last year.
Georgia Department of Education says common-sense change further reduces high-stakes testing in Georgia; could eliminate approximately 58,000 high-stakes tests this year
This rate – which applies to students who complete a Career Pathway – exceeds the statewide graduation rate by 14.54 percentage points.
This contest is open to kids in Grades K-12.
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