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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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We Are McNair Strong
Education Matters

We Are McNair Strong

Students and staff at McNair Discovery Learning Academy have had a full week of routine since a shooter entered the school last week. Thanks to the calm presence of the school’s bookkeeper, Ms. Tuff...

August 30, 2013 - 8:31am
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Education Matters

Scientists Discover a New Element

A new, “super-heavy” element has been discovered. To be fair, it was first proposed in 2004 by Russian scientists. Taken up anew by a team of scientists in Sweden, the element has been confirmed....

August 28, 2013 - 4:09am
The Daily Jog

9 Ferrets You Should Meet on Day 4 of Ferret Week

For the second time this week, I woke up thinking it was Friday. It is not. I have no idea what my rush is since the plan is to do yard work all weekend; and I do actually like my work. If you...

August 15, 2013 - 4:59am
Poor, dead Matthew.  You were taken from us too soon.
Staff Favorites

Downton Abbey Blog

We write a lot here. We write educational content for Georgia teachers, news stories, scripts, and blogs. Oh, boy, do we ever write blogs. Arguably the most prolific blogger is my colleague...

August 14, 2013 - 10:46am
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Fast Forward

In 2012, Georgia's high school graduation rate was less than 70%. We’ve been working hard to improve that statistic by partnering with United Way, the Afterschool Council, and other community...

August 14, 2013 - 9:40am

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