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Georgia Schools Closed Due to Snow

Some students and teachers had to spend the night at school on Tuesday because their school buses couldn’t make it through the slippery and backed up roads. Many school systems are making sure that won’t happen today...

January 29, 2014

Books Your Kids Want to Read Over the Holidays

Kati Gardner told us about the merits of NaNoWriMo and is back to share her insights for books your kids will want to read over the holidays. Kati is an aspiring author, former middle school teacher, and book previewer...

November 25, 2013

2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards Winners

The winners of the 2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards were officially honored Friday, September 27th at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia. For the second year, the Technology...

October 1, 2013
Wire drums at Southwire's factory in Carrollton, Ga. (Photo by Fast Forward)

How Southwire is Keeping At Risk Kids in School By Giving Them Jobs

Our show Fast Forward visited the electrical wire company Southwire for good reason. The company is not only a great hands-on launchpad to science, technology, engineering and math careers, but it is preventing at risk...

September 27, 2013
National Public Lands Day: Free admission and a chance to serve / Image via wiki commons

National Public Lands Day

September 28, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day. This means that 1) admission/ parking fees to Public Lands, like national forests, are waived and 2) we have a chance to give back to the forests...

September 18, 2013
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Backpack Safety

With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids are actually more...

September 6, 2013
The Technology Association of Georgia Champions STEM Learning

Finalists Named for STEM Education Award

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is the focus for much of the learning community in Georgia. With this in mind, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed)...

September 4, 2013

Nature's Earthflight

The following Article is from Your GPB Digital Magazine. Click here to download the iPad App.The human desire to fly has been well documented over the centuries, and now state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated...

September 3, 2013

Governor Deal Announces Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition

The Innovation in Teaching Competition is a competitive grant opportunity that rewards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies. Round one is specifically for teachers in English, Language Arts and...

August 27, 2013
Siemens teaching the next generation of employees.

Siemens Training South Forsyth High School Students

Siemens has partnered with the Georgia Foundation for Public Education (GFPE) to help train South Forsyth High School students on key skills that generate good, high paying jobs. Siemens, an electronics and electrical...

August 22, 2013

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