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8 Great Features Of Our Free Georgia Studies Digital Textbook

What an exciting first month of the 2016-17 school year. In August alone, we had almost 50,000 online visits to our free Georgia Studies digital textbook. Have you had a chance to check it out? The...

September 8, 2016

Open Invitation To Explore Our Digital Learning Resources

Less than a month after the release of GPB’s eagerly awaited Georgia Studies digital textbook teacher edition, all users can now enjoy open access to key resources from our digital library,...

June 10, 2016

Au Revoir Michelangelo

When I heard about events in Paris my thoughts turned to a Chihuahua from Macon and the French animal rescue there that welcomed him with open arms and found him a new home. Josephine Bennett...

November 19, 2015

Give Back On Georgia Gives Day

The holidays are here, which means opportunities to give back to the community.November 12th is Georgia Gives Day, when people donate to their favorite non-profit organization to give back their...

November 12, 2015

Macon's Midnight Miracle

On Friday around 4:15 I was wrapping up a few loose ends at work before the Labor Day weekend. I was looking forward to staying home, getting things done around the house and using up the last of my...

September 10, 2015

Back To School: Georgia's Tax Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow!

The first day of school is just around the corner. For most Georgia families, that means it's time for some back to school shopping. Luckily, Georgia shoppers can shop Friday and Saturday without...

July 30, 2015

Virtual Field Trip Series: Behind the Scenes

The GPB education team is on the road again! We are traveling all over Georgia to gather content for our upcoming Virtual Field Trip series. We understand how important it is for students to learn...

July 28, 2015

On Gay Marriage, Let's Celebrate The Debate

As the nation awaits word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether states may ban the performing of same-sex marriage and whether they may ban the recognition of same-sex marriages performed legally in...

June 24, 2015

Small Dog People

I grew up in Connecticut with two Golden Retrievers and a Husky. The other dogs in our neighborhood included German Shepherds, Irish Setters, Great Danes and Labs of all colors. Among my friends and...

June 3, 2015

What Georgia Is Doing About Elder Abuse

The state of Georgia has one of the strongest elder abuse laws in the country. Nonetheless, according to Kathy Floyd, the Executive Director of the Georgia Council on Aging, between 2008 and 2012...

March 18, 2015