Posts Tagged "education"

Ah, summertime. Pool parties, backyard barbeques, vacation and a time when families and children unwind, relax and take a break. That is, after all, why many call it summer break or summer vacation...
Thu., September 6, 2012 11:14am
No one drops out of school for no reason; every one who drops out leaves for some reason. It may be that they have no pattern or support for graduating in their family history, negative peer...
Mon., August 20, 2012 9:49am
Georgia’s newest dropout rate numbers indicate that just 67% of our students are completing high school. The last year’s numbers represented 81% of students graduating. While the new number is...
Mon., August 20, 2012 9:36am
By now, very nearly all of Georgia’s students are back in school, pre-school, and daycare. For thousands of Georgia’s children, this is their first experience with school and/ or formal education....
Thu., August 16, 2012 9:02am
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...
Thu., August 9, 2012 10:40am
The annual Postcard Contest sponsored by The Jimmy Carter NHS Education Program and The Peanut Institute is now underway. This year’s theme is Digging Peanuts in Plains: Home of the 39th President....
Tue., August 7, 2012 9:34am
Last night’s primary elections show that voters have approved a new city in Georgia. In what has been a series of new metro Atlanta cities (Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Milton, and Chattahoochee...
Wed., August 1, 2012 10:48am
Teachers around the state are putting their heads down and leaning in, delving into the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. These standards have been accepted and will be implemented...
Tue., July 31, 2012 3:22pm
Travel and Leisure magazine recently ranked Savannah in the Top 10 World’s Best Cities. Savannah came in at number 8, beating out Quebec and Honolulu. As a native citizen of Georgia who grew up...
Wed., July 18, 2012 1:38pm
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...
Thu., July 5, 2012 10:34am

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