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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Education

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!

It’s an Education Revolution

July 25, 2013

From July 10-13, the Go Build Georgia team sat in on informational sessions and networking opportunities centered on bringing an “Education Revolution” to the state.

Becoming a Teacher with a Little Help from GACE

July 24, 2013

Tests are stressful as it is. To help ease some of the stress, make sure you know the proper steps and protocols for taking the GACE in order to become a teacher in Georgia public schools.

Technical Education Increases in Georgia

June 25, 2013

Technical training in Georgia has been on the rise for the past seven years, with much effort from the state government to establish Georgia as the economic growth hub of the Southeast.

Save for College

June 12, 2013

Since 2002, the Path2College 529 Plan has offered parents a reliable way to plan for their children's college educations.

Surplus Property Program Saves Schools $50,000

April 2, 2013

In July 2011, the Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band hit on an affordable answer to a pricey problem. To reach the next level of success, the award-winning musicians needed new instruments.

State Charter Schools Commission Votes on School Recommendations

March 27, 2013

Today, in its first set of decisions, the State Charter Schools Commission will vote on recommendations for a number of new charters.

Dept. of Education Launches 'Georgia’s Future. Now!'

March 12, 2013

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.

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