Evans Co. Schools Turns Special Needs Child Over to Court System for Documented Medical...

Just four years ago, Beth was fighting the Evans County School System to get Jacob, then 12, placed in special education programs with additional accommodations after moving to the county, but a fast forward on a series of events has Jacob facing a felony criminal charge based on a medical condition that has been twisted into an illegal act. Despite medical evaluations deeming Jacob incompetent, the justice system is trying to rehabilitate him on the basis of his criminal charge.

GA Dept of Ed Releases Free/Reduced School Lunch Criteria

Local school officials have adopted the following family size and income criteria for determining eligibility.

DeVos Calls on National Education Association to Drop Lawsuit that Puts Financial Aid for...

The NEA recently sued the department over its delay in implementing Obama-era rules that govern state standards for online education. Devos is calling the move 'political.'

Fmr President Carter Receives School Bus Donation on Behalf of Boys & Girls Clubs...

“It is paramount to our organization, as transportation is a huge challenge in these communities. We need our children to have access to the programs we offer, and this bus will be an integral part of our operations.”

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...