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Gov. Kemp Orders All K-12 Georgia Schools To Close Until End Of March

All Georgia elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools will be closed from March 18 until March 31.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 16, 2020

Student Meal Pick-Up Information By School District

Many school districts are offering free meal pick-up for students.

by Bethanie Boswell | March 16, 2020

Georgia Department Of Education Suspends State Testing Administration, Accountability Requirements; Other COVID-19 Updates

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is suspending state assessments, educator evaluations, and attendance-related consequences.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 16, 2020

Georgia Public Broadcasting Extends Long-Term Partnership With Discovery Education For 20th Year

Continuation of collaboration spanning two decades ensures students and educators access to engaging K-12 digital resources

by Mary Anne Lane | March 11, 2020

Putting Together Your Digital Learning Contingency Plans? We Can Help!

GPB Education provides free access to over 300,000 standards-aligned digital learning resources for all grades and subject areas.

by Michael Kuenlen | March 10, 2020

What Kids And Families Need To Know About Coronavirus

Answers to common questions and resources to help kids and adults understand the coronavirus outbreak.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 6, 2020

Rural Innovation Fund Grant Application Window Now Open

The 2020 Rural Innovation Fund will provide schools up to $10,000 to implement innovative projects that deeply engage students, parents, and/or teachers.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 4, 2020

Beyond the Four Walls: Why Out-of-School Time Matters

Six important reasons why out-of-school programs are important to students and communities.

by Ashley Payton | March 3, 2020

The Importance Of Counting Children In The 2020 U.S. Census

Counting children helps determine how billions of dollars get spent each year on things like hospitals, schools, and other neighborhood services.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 28, 2020

GPB Education Hosts PBS KIDS Edcamp For Early Childhood Educators

Join GPB Education at Fountain Elementary School for a special "un-conference" on Saturday, March 21, from 9 am to 1 pm.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 19, 2020

Educators Admitted Free At LEGOLAND® Discovery Center February 16-March 8

Atlanta’s kid-friendly attraction is honoring educators with a special celebration during Teach Appreciation Days.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 16, 2020

The Math, Science, And History Of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is more than a time to pass out candy and cards. It’s a day that inspires engineering, a walk through ancient history, and mathematical techniques.

by Mary Anne Lane | February 10, 2020