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Building Teens Into Strong Readers — By Letting Them Teach

Reach, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., helps older students become better readers by giving them the tools to teach younger kids.

by Clare Lombardo | March 18, 2019

Gov. Kemp Announces Partnership With SANS Institute For Cyber Workforce Development

Georgia partners with the SANS Institute to provide high school girls and college students with the opportunity to develop their skills and explore careers in the cyber industry.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 14, 2019

GPB Receives Ready To Learn Grant To Form Innovative Partnership With Local Community

Through the Ready to Learn grant, GPB will be working with community partners in Forest Park, GA to provide science and literacy resources for the youngest learners over the next two years.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 13, 2019

3M And Discovery Education Search For America’s Next Top Young Scientist In National Middle School Competition

12th annual ‘Young Scientist Challenge’ opens submissions for America’s next generation of innovators, with the chance to win $25,000

by Mary Anne Lane | March 12, 2019

Growing A Garden Inside Your Classroom And Inside Your Heart

Teacher shares fun, easy, low cost, Farm to ECE, STEM, and nature-based activities in which you do not have to go outside.

by Andrea "Miss Ladybug" Zoppo | March 11, 2019

New PBS KIDS Program MOLLY OF DENALI Elevates The Voices Of Alaska Natives

This is the very first nationally distributed children’s series to feature a Native American lead character.

by Ashley Payton | March 8, 2019

17 St. Patrick's Day Resources For March 17

Despite its Irish origins, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated around the world every year on March 17. In fact, one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations takes place right here in Georgia!

by Mary Anne Lane | March 6, 2019

Atlanta Science Festival Unveils 2019 Programming, NPR Guests

Two-week science celebration includes more than 100 events March 9-23, 2019.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 1, 2019

Georgia High School Science Teachers Will Fly On SOFIA

High school science teachers will fly on SOFIA as part of a NASA professional development opportunity designed to improve science teaching and learning and increase student engagement in STEM.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 28, 2019

More Green Spaces In Childhood Associated With Happier Adulthood

Research suggests the more of your childhood that is spent surrounded by green spaces, the lower your risk of developing mental illness in adulthood, whether in the city or the country.

by Jonathan Lambert | February 28, 2019

GOSA Announces Winners Of The Innovation In Teaching Competition

All three teachers will receive a $5,000 stipend, and each teacher’s school will receive a $10,000 grant to support innovative instructional strategies.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 22, 2019

Georgia Educator, Army Veteran Named 2019 National Superintendent Of The Year

The American Association for School Administrators (AASA) named Bibb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Curtis L. Jones, Jr. the 2019 National Superintendent of the Year.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 18, 2019