The results of the College and Career Ready Performance Index were released this week.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
Nine Repubican candidates are vying for the chance to run for state schools superintendent in the May 20 primary.
Georgia shines in report on Common Core implementation. Georgia is a leader among several states in implementation of the Common Core, according to a recent report by the Southern Regional Education Board. The report, which tracks progress in 15 states, benchmarked five areas of implementation, identifying “leading states” and “strong states” in each.
Nancy Jester, a former DeKalb school board member, announces a race in the 2014 Republican primary for state school superintendent.
Four Gwinnett County Public Schools were named Schools of Excellence on Tuesday, an honor for schools that have shown the highest performance or highest progress across the state.
State School Superintendent John Barge responded to the U.S. Education Department initiating procedures to withhold $9.9 milllion from Georgia’s Race to the Top grant over state delays in putting a teacher evaluation program in place that weighs student performance and includes merit pay.
Georgia Gwinnett College faculty members are shipping about 200 pounds of textbooks to a new college in Tanzania at the request of a former colleague.
The Coca-Cola Foundation on Friday presented Albany State University President Everette Freeman with a $50,000 check to be split among four ASU students as First Generation Scholarships.
A state-chartered not-for-profit organization aimed at promoting educational excellence in the state announced today it is working with the Georgia Department of Education to implement an initiative which enhances students' abilities to compete in the global market place and bring more jobs to the state.
Graduates of the University of Georgia may be interested in a new book about the college culled from the pages of The Red and Black, the student newspaper. "Dear Old U-G-A" is a history of students life reflected on the pages of the student newspaper.
ACT took full responsibility Monday for a testing debacle that left students without ACT exams to score.
The Athens Banner-Herald reports that former University of Georgia president Charles Knapp will lead the college's business school for the next year.
Rockdale County Public Schools was one of 25 school districts in the state honored for increasing the amount of local food served to students.
Late last month, an asteroid the size of a city block passed within 600,000 miles of Earth. When you couple that with the bus-sized asteroid that exploded over Russia last month, it makes one wonder if the planet is suddenly under attack from near-Earth objects whizzing around our small blue speck in the cosmos.
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