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PLCs Work!

At this point in time, I don’t think there is anyone who can argue that creating a culture of collaboration with a focus on student learning will not increase student achievement.

April 10, 2017

Degrees With Poor ROI

A college degree, as studies have shown, increases a person's ability to earn a higher wage than those without a degree. However, not all degrees are considered equal when it comes to their return...

February 24, 2014

Georgia's Education Grade - Good & Bad [AUDIO]

A new education reform report card, from Students First, gives Georgia a C- for k-12 education policy. However, the national average is a D. Only two states, Florida...

February 24, 2014

Round Three Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition Named

Seven teachers have been chosen for Round Three of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, announced Governor Deal. The competition awards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies...

February 5, 2014

Georgia Joining National Teaching Initiative

Georgia will be joining The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The official announcement will be made, weather permitting, on Wednesday, January 29th at 11:30 am at the State Capitol by...

January 28, 2014

Georgia Wins National “Race to the Top” Challenge

The state of Georgia has been selected as a winner in the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge. With the victory comes $50 million to help fund the state’s program. According to a press release...

December 19, 2013

Personalized Learning at Gwinnett County Schools

The high school drop out rate in the United States is at an alarming rate. On average 8,300 high school students drop out each day. Gwinnett County Public Schools is the 14th largest school...

December 18, 2013

Foreign Students Help Boost Economy

Spending by foreign college students in Georgia directly and indirectly supports 7,239 jobs and adds a half-billion dollars to the state's economy, according to a report by the Institute of...

November 13, 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,...

August 27, 2013