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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

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Savannah Port
Education Matters

Charming, Historical, Famous Savannah

Travel and Leisure magazine recently ranked Savannah in the Top 10 World’s Best Cities. Savannah came in at number 8, beating out Quebec and Honolulu. As a native citizen of Georgia who grew up...

July 18, 2012 - 9:38am
B*ATL 2012
Family

Battle of Atlanta For Family Fun and Learning

This week marks the anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta 148 years ago. It is credited as being a turning point in the War Between the States, giving renewed fervor to the Union soldiers, defeating...

July 16, 2012 - 7:56am
Education Matters

GA Historical Society Exceeds Industry Standards

We would like to offer earnest congratulations to the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) on their recent award of Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating. For those of you new to this particular rating...

July 16, 2012 - 6:42am
Fast Forward filming in Dalton, GA
Education Matters

Students Need Math for Career Success

During a teacher training session last month, we discussed the importance of cross-subject teaching and learning in classrooms, especially as it relates to math skills. That conversation included...

July 12, 2012 - 6:19am
NPR's Big Idea video contest ends August 12, 2012
Education Matters

Tell the World Your Big Idea

Are your kids crying “bored” this summer or do you need a way to challenge your upcoming class of students? NPR has a video contest to submit “big ideas,” which could be a more effective way of...

July 10, 2012 - 7:23am

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