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Students Record Strongest-ever Overall Gains On Georgia Milestones Assessments

Scores increase or hold steady in 25 of 26 subject areas; strong increases in third-grade reading and math

by Mary Anne Lane | July 26, 2019
Education Matters

5 Ways To Prepare Your Child For Back To School

Summer break is almost over, and preparing to return to school can be an exciting yet anxious time for children.

by Kimberly Mobley | July 26, 2019
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What's New Next Week? July 25, 2019

Next week, GPB brings you two new documentaries. First up, Reel South looks at a community fighting to defend their homes against encroaching development.

by Kirk Cooper | July 25, 2019
Education Matters

15 JAW-some Activities For Shark Week

Dive into these fin-tastic shark lessons and activities to celebrate this year's Shark Week.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 25, 2019
Education Matters

Lights, Camera, Budget! Wins Serious Play Award

GPB and GCEE game collaboration Lights, Camera, Budget! wins silver in 2019 Serious Play Awards

by Laura Evans | July 24, 2019
Education Matters

Georgia Students Earn 72 Medals At SkillsUSA National Competition

Georgia middle school, high school, and technical college students who progressed to the 2019 SkillsUSA National Conference brought home a combined total of 72 medals.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 23, 2019
Education Matters

Georgia Plan Approved To Develop Better Student Assessments

Georgia school districts seek maximum flexibility available under federal law for their assessment programs.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 22, 2019
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GPB News Round-Up - Friday, July 19, 2019

A panel of federal appeals court judges may uphold a lower court decision that a requirement for most citizens to have health care is unconstitutional. Read more in this week's News Round-Up.

by Kirk Cooper | July 19, 2019
MyGPB

What's New Next Week? July 18, 2019

Next week on GPB TV, the Summer of Space winds to a close with the premiere of two new series telling the spectacular story of our solar system and examining the ways our ancestors made sense of it all.

by Kirk Cooper | July 18, 2019
Education Matters

Dad's Garage Expands High School Outreach Improv Program Statewide

Dad's Garage is empowering teachers and schools to include improv as a part of their in-class curriculum to help teach students life skills.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 16, 2019
MyGPB

Join Us for Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, July 27th

Bring the entire family to learn about acts of kindness, participate in hands-on activities, and meet everyone’s favorite neighborly feline, Daniel Tiger!

by Kirk Cooper | July 15, 2019
MyGPB

GPB News Round-Up - Friday, July 12, 2019

The mayor of Atlanta has signed legislation banning smoking and vaping in enclosed areas such as bars, restaurants and the smoking rooms in one of the world's busiest airports. Read more in this week's News Round-Up.

by Kirk Cooper | July 12, 2019

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