Wed., June 19, 2013 9:00am
State education officials have announced they've developed courses for a new education model geared toward helping students find potential career paths. Officials from the Georgia Department of Education say the career clusters framework will allow students to choose one of 17 career pathways based on what they'd like to study in college.
Mon., May 27, 2013 5:00am
Georgia stands to lose $1.8 million in funding because state officials refuse to participate in a federal survey that asks high school and middle school students about their sexual history.
Tue., May 7, 2013 8:54am
Public schools in Georgia are preparing to receive number grades on their performance. Tuesday marks the debut of the College and Career Ready Performance Index. The new system is meant to be a more comprehensive measure of a school's performance.
Wed., April 10, 2013 3:15pm
The state Department of Education is preparing to hand out more than $17 million to struggling Georgia schools. Federal education officials announced the grant money this week.
Fri., April 5, 2013 11:25am
The Georgia Department of Education plans to give parents a detailed look at schools' performance. The department will release grades for schools and districts under a new system meant to go beyond just standardized tests.
Sun., March 24, 2013 4:07pm
Georgia Department of Education officials are set to establish a cultural exchange program with South Korean leaders Monday.
Fri., December 7, 2012 6:01pm
The state education department is urging Georgia school officials to evaluate the potential threat posed by carbon monoxide after lethal levels of the gas were found in an Atlanta elementary school, where more than 40 children and some adults were sent to hospitals.
Mon., November 12, 2012 11:00am
The Dougherty County School System has received two letters from the Georgia Department of Education questioning $167,000 in Title 1 Part A expenditures from fiscal 2011. The letters seeking more documentation arrived one month after the school system reimbursed the state more than $134,000 for unallowable expenditures.
Fri., September 21, 2012 2:36pm
The cost of testing Georgia’s students will likely quadruple by 2014 as the state rolls out a replacement for the current Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests. Georgia education leaders are helping develop the test that will assess student learning under new national Common Core standards.
Mon., July 16, 2012 9:00am
A conference on school safety is set this week at the University of Georgia's Tifton Campus. U.S. Attorney Michael J. Moore is teaming up with Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Department of Education officials to present the third annual Safety in Our Schools conference.