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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Education
Today, in its first set of decisions, the State Charter Schools Commission will vote on recommendations for a number of new charters.
The Department of Education recently launched Georgia’s Future. Now! as a way to unite efforts to improve student achievement and tell the story of the successes in public schools.
Childhood obesity in Georgia is reaching an epidemic level. As many schools are scaling back their participation in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, Georgia is providing incentives to schools to serve better food to students.
Analysts expect more than 200,000 jobs in STEM fields to be created here in Georgia by 2018, and to take advantage of this, school systems all over the state are implementing new programs and opening new schools that emphasize these areas.