Wed., May 15, 2013 4:56pm
Governor Nathan Deal is pushing back on critics of Georgia’s public school curriculum. Deal issued an executive order Wednesday It re-affirms that the federal government isn’t in charge of school curricula in Georgia.
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.
Fri., July 27, 2012 12:30pm
Schools across Georgia will begin teaching new academic standards designed to ensure students are ready for college and careers after high school graduation. Georgia adopted the "Common Core" standards in July 2010. State officials earmarked $900,000 in grant money for training.