Fri., April 26, 2013 4:54pm
Some Georgia Republicans say the federal government has taken over the job of deciding what materials teachers use in the classrooms. The program is called Common Core.
Tue., March 26, 2013 5:02am
Georgia middle and high school students could soon learn during the school day about the dangers of methamphetamine use. The Georgia Meth Project is unveiling a new prevention curriculum Tuesday at a Fayetteville Middle School.
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., January 25, 2013 5:00pm
Georgia’s top education official says the state’s schools are improving by every national standard. State school superintendent John Barge told policy makers Friday that’s because education and business officials are doing a better job of working together.
Tue., November 27, 2012 6:17pm
State School Superintendent John Barge responded Tuesday to news that Georgia’s 67 percent high school graduation rate is lower than every state except Nevada and New Mexico.
Tue., November 13, 2012 12:00pm
Superintendent John Barge is launching a marketing campaign intended to improve perceptions about Georgia schools. The effort will feature traditional public relations outreach. But it also will include a Web TV show patterned after the TV series "Modern Family."
Thu., October 11, 2012 3:53pm
A poll released Wednesday indicates a slight majority of likely voters are planning to vote "no" in a November state referendum on charter schools, and support is surpsingly soft among Republicans.
Tue., January 17, 2012 4:09pm
Georgia schools Superintendent John Barge says he expects to hear by the end of the month whether the state has received a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law. Barge spoke to state lawmakers during a budget hearing Tuesday.
Tue., August 16, 2011 3:51pm
State schools Superintendent John Barge says he wants to look at the complete picture of what schools provide students rather than just scores on one standardized test.