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.
Thu., January 17, 2013 7:29pm
The State Board of Education Thursday aopointed a new seven member Charter Schools Commission. Officials hope it will spur creation of charter schools across the state.
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."
Tue., October 2, 2012 6:26pm
With Superintendent John Barge under pressure for his opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment on charter schools, the Georgia Department of Education has declared its neutrality on the Nov. 6 referendum. The agency is scrolling an alert across its webpage stating that it "takes no position" on the vote. The message doesn't mention Barge.
Tue., September 25, 2012 3:43pm
Parents and students are taking part in Advisory Councils to State Superintendent John Barge.Their job is to share how state policies are impacting students and their families.
Thu., September 6, 2012 7:23am
Georgia is the sixth state in the nation to offer the Microsoft IT Academy to all its high school students. The state is putting up just over six hundred thousand dollars, while Microsoft is putting up 23 million dollars for the project.
Tue., August 14, 2012 4:46pm
Georgia State School Superintendent John Barge announced Tuesday that he opposes a state constitutional amendment to expand the state’s power to open charter schools.
Tue., April 10, 2012 3:44pm
Georgia released figures Tuesday for the first time that show how many high school seniors graduate in four years. The data is part of a new federal formula aimed at making graduation rates more accurate and comparable across states.
Mon., February 27, 2012 8:30am
The Georgia Board of Education is awarding nine school districts a portion of $24 million in federal literacy grants. They will allow schools to build literacy plans for their students