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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Education

Free Meals for Children

May 26, 2015

During the school year, more than 900,000 Georgia children meet requirements for free or reduced breakfasts and lunches. But…what happens in the summer?

Message from our State Superintendent

March 24, 2015

Richard Woods, Georgia's new State School Superintendent, shares words of welcome to the constituents of Georgia.

Revenue Department Partners with Institute of Government for Online Training Course

December 16, 2014

The Georgia Department of Revenue and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government join together to create an online training program for members of Georgia's 159 county Boards of Equalization.

68th Annual Youth Assembly Convenes

November 25, 2014

The State Capitol in Atlanta has been bustling this week - legislators, elected officials, lobbyists and members of the media working hard to pass bills. But it's not the regular legislature.

New Support For Georgia's Young Dual Language Learners

October 30, 2014

DECAL has a new partnership that will give Dual Language Learners more support in the classroom.

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.