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Free Common Core Content from PBS Learning Media

It’s happening. School is starting back all over the state and teachers are jumping into Common Core with both feet. As I checked Facebook this morning (is it sad that's now part of my morning...

August 9, 2012

Comments on the New Common Core Standards

In addition to new classrooms, students and new staff members, teachers in Georgia have another “new” “new” to adapt to: the Common Core Georgia Performance standards. These standards emphasize...

July 29, 2012

Georgia Students Post Test Gains

Last year, Georgia changed the way it does some of its student assessments. In April 2011, the state Board of Education approved a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation tests...

July 5, 2012

Economics of Genealogy

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is an impressive historian. He has managed to make ancestry and genealogy mainstream, hip, and important with his previous two biographical PBS programs African American...

May 17, 2012

Closing Time

In the next week, schools all over the state will be sending students and teachers home for the summer. There are only a few more days to cram knowledge and skills in (and hope it sticks through the...

May 16, 2012