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March 20, 2014

Georgia's Education Reforms Fall Short for Immigrants and ELLs, Report Says

A Migration Policy Institute analysis found that Georgia's education reform agenda has not sufficiently addressed the needs of the state's large immigration and English-language learner population.

March 19, 2014

Race to the Top Reports Size Up Progress of Common-Core Implementation

Reports on states' progress with Race to the Top plans show that states are at significantly different stages of implementing the Common Core State Standards.

March 11, 2014

Those in Georgia's Universal Pre-K Tested Better Than Unenrolled Peers, Study Says

Four-year-olds who participated in Georgia's universal preschool program tested better than peers who had not taken part in it, a new study says.

March 04, 2014

Georgia Signs on to STEM Teaching Initiative

Georgia will become the first southern state to join an initiative aimed at preparing educators to teach STEM subjects.

February 13, 2014

Confusion Over a Wyo. Common-Core Bill; Push to Support Standards in Ga.

A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.

January 16, 2014

Most Candidates for Georgia K-12 Chief's Post Oppose Common Core

Among candidates for state superintendent in Georgia, there's mostly opposition to the common core, even as the state chamber of commerce continues to support them.

November 26, 2013

Gov. Deal's Ouster of School Board Members Upheld by Ga. Supreme Court

The court said Georgia's historical precedent clearly allowed for the state to remove local officials under certain circumstances.

November 12, 2013

Ga. Charter School Cluster Petition Rejected by DeKalb School Board

Georgia's DeKalb County school board rejected a petition that would have converted seven schools in the district into a charter school cluster.

November 04, 2013

So Far, Three Race to Top States Approved for Deadline Extensions

Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee are the first states to win approval from the U.S. Department of Education for an extra year to finish their Race to the Top work.

October 16, 2013

Florida School Board Ditches Common-Core Reading Suggestions

The Florida board of education is dropping common-core reading and lesson suggestions from its standards implementation, but districts can choose to use them.

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