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Implementing Common Core Standards

January 16, 2013

Georgia was one of the first states to adopt a set of learning standards that sets public school performance expectations for each subject area in each grade.

Introducing GaMap2Care

January 15, 2013

GaMap2Care is a new, comprehensive database of licensed health care facilities and services in Georgia.

Legislative Session Starts Today

January 14, 2013

The legislative session starts today with promises of debate about ethics reform, renewal of the hospital bed tax and funding for education.

Amber Alert Technology Helps Bring Children Home

January 10, 2013

Amber Alerts have proven to play an important and effective part in returning abducted children safely to their families.

Candidates Qualify for the February 5 Special Election

January 9, 2013

On February 5, voters from Coweta and Fayette counties will head back to the polls to elect a new state House representative.

Special Elections Today for Several Counties

January 8, 2013

Voters from State House District 21 and Senate Districts 11, 21 & 30, regions that include voters from Cherokee, Decatur, Fulton and Grady counties, among others, head to the polls today to cast ballots for new state representatives.

Flu Season in Georgia

January 7, 2013

Georgia health officials and the CDC are reporting a growing flu season in the United States.

Open Online Learning in Georgia

January 4, 2013

Georgia Tech, Emory and other schools around the world are using a promising new innovation to provide free online education.

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for Georgians

January 3, 2013

To avoid the tax increases and spending cuts that economists feared might send the country back into recession, Congress on Tuesday passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

Review Prefiled Legislation for the 2013 Legislative Session

January 2, 2013

To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.

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