Local Education


Gwinnett BOE approves tentative $1.86B fiscal 2015 budget

The Gwinnett County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a tentative budget for the 2015 fiscal year during an area board meeting at Shiloh High School.

Teachers get voice in state health plan process

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order requiring a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan process.

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Olympian visits students at GAC

Olympic medal winner Lauryn Willliams addressed 80 students, faculty and staff at the Greater Atlanta Christian School (GAC) on Tuesday. She spoke at an annual volunteer appreciation breakfast held by the Ladies Auxiliary for Christian Education (LACE).

Board of Regents raise tuition 2.5 percent

The 2014-15 academic year will mark the third year in row tuition to attend the majority of the University System of Georgia’s colleges and universities will rise 2.5 percent.

PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: UGA Gwinnett preparing teachers for multicultural classroom

At the University of Georgia's Gwinnett campus, the continuing education program is helping prepare teachers for the multicultural community classroom.

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GGC students receive regional, national recognition in IT

Georgia Gwinnett College students receive regional, national recognition in IT. Students earned top honors in competitions, which included a provisional patent application.

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Gwinnett Tech agrees to partner with Valdosta State

The presidents of Gwinnett Tech and Valdosta State on Monday signed pathway program agreements, which means GTC students who earn an associate’s degree in Applied Science degree are eligible to work on a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in human capital performance or Bachelor’s of Science in organizational leadership at VSU.

Top 10 most popular stories from April 7-13

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of April 7-13

School lunch menus for the week of April 14

This week’s lunch menu in Gwinnett County Public Schools.

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JENKINS: Teacher evaluations and the law of unintended consequences

Recently, in a move welcomed by Republican legislators, the Republican-dominated State Board of Education instituted a new, “tougher” teacher evaluation linked to “student performance” (read: scores on standardized tests) that they imagine will “create better schools.”

Gwinnett Tech sonography program receives accreditation

Gwinnett Tech’s new Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program has become accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

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Gwinnett County Schools named finalist for prestigious Broad Prize

Gwinnett County Public Schools won award in 2010

Gwinnett County Public Schools on Wednesday was named one of two finalists for the Broad Prize for Urban Education, which could lead to $1 million in college scholarships for students in the district. It’s the largest education prize in the country — that honors urban school districts that demonstrate the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while reducing achievement gaps among low-income students and students of color.

11 Gwinnett students selected as National Achievement Scholars

Eleven Gwinnett were students selected as National Achievement Scholarship winners, and received $2,500 scholarships each.

GGC receives $6,000 grant for partnership with GCPS

Georgia Gwinnett College received a $6,000 grant for its Mathematics in Action Scholars program for middle school students, which is in its second year.

GSMST ranked most-challenging high school in Georgia

The Washington Post has ranked the Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology the top high school in Georgia, and North Gwinnett No. 6 in the annual list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, which began in 1998.


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