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.
The U.S. Department of Education says Georgia is at high risk of losing $33 million dollars in Race To The Top funds. Federal officials are concerned over changes to the state’s teacher evaluation program.
Georgia students improved in this year’s Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, but official admit more work needs to be done. Test Scores were up across the board this year, and the achievement gap between minority and white students in Georgia is also narrowing.