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Georgia Schools Closed Due to Snow

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 2:00am

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...

Books Your Kids Want to Read Over the Holidays

Heather Neal - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 5:29am

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...

2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards Winners

- Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:01am

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...

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

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:18am

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...

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

National Public Lands Day

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10:24am

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...

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Backpack Safety

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, September 6, 2013 - 7:00am

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...

The Technology Association of Georgia Champions STEM Learning

Finalists Named for STEM Education Award

- Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 4:58am

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)...

Nature's Earthflight

Mandy Wilson - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 7:51am

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...

Governor Deal Announces Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition

- Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:07am

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...

Siemens teaching the next generation of employees.

Siemens Training South Forsyth High School Students

- Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 8:03am

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...

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