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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Education

The Importance of Engineering in Georgia

April 4, 2014

Did you realize that the car you drive or the bus you ride to school was designed by an engineer? This skilled trade offers more than the typical 4-year college diploma with the potential to earn back your college tuition while still in school.

The State's Role in School Closures

March 24, 2014

This winter's extreme weather brought up many questions in regards to the state's involvement in school districts. Read School Superintendent John Barge explain the state's role and decisions about school days in Georgia.

A Day in the Life: Senate Intern

March 12, 2014

Follow Gregory Bieger as he walks us through his daily job of being an intern for the Senate Press Office.

Read Across Georgia: Building a Strong Foundation for the Future

March 5, 2014

The State of Georgia kicked-off “Read Across Georgia” month in March, an initiative launched by First Lady Sandra Deal to raise literacy proficiency levels among Georgia’s youth.

How to Become a Firefighter

December 3, 2013

Enter the field of public service by becoming a firefighter.

Becoming a Cosmetologist

October 28, 2013

Learn some quick tips about how to get your license in cosmetology with the Georgia Secretary of State.

Georgia SHAPE Month Celebrates Healthy, Active Living

September 5, 2013

It's finally September, which means it is Georgia SHAPE Month again! Events held throughout the month will celebrate being active and educating young people about wellness.

Preparing Students for College & Careers

August 29, 2013

Georgia schools are using a new accountability system called the College & Career Ready Performance Index to give parents a more in-depth picture of what’s happening in schools.

New Georgia Encyclopedia Launches Redesign

August 15, 2013

Earlier this week the New Georgia Encyclopedia introduced readers to its redesigned site.

Applying for the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

August 13, 2013

Many ways exist to help you support your child with special needs. The Department of Education provides a scholarship for children who qualify with the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program. Take a look and do some research to see if they can help you!

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