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Major Education Expansion in Gwinnett

Georgia Gwinnett College has broken ground on a new $30 million Allied Health...

March 14, 2013

C2 Education Expands in Johns Creek

Johns Creek, GA based C2 Education is expanding again, this time right in their own back yard. C2 Education is an “in-home” based tutoring service that has grown from a single store to over 120...

March 7, 2013

Summer Learning Or Summer Hurting?

Ah, summertime. Pool parties, backyard barbeques, vacation and a time when families and children unwind, relax and take a break. That is, after all, why many call it summer break or summer vacation...

September 6, 2012

Students' Voices in the Dropout Crisis

No one drops out of school for no reason; every one who drops out leaves for some reason. It may be that they have no pattern or support for graduating in their family history, negative peer...

August 20, 2012

What Georgia's New Dropout Rate Really Means

Georgia’s newest dropout rate numbers indicate that just 67% of our students are completing high school. The last year’s numbers represented 81% of students graduating. While the new number is...

August 20, 2012

Pete the Cat and Book List for School Readiness

By now, very nearly all of Georgia’s students are back in school, pre-school, and daycare. For thousands of Georgia’s children, this is their first experience with school and/ or formal education....

August 16, 2012

Free Common Core Content from PBS Learning Media

It’s happening. School is starting back all over the state and teachers are jumping into Common Core with both feet. As I checked Facebook this morning (is it sad that's now part of my morning...

August 9, 2012

Presidents, Plains, Peanuts, and Postcards

The annual Postcard Contest sponsored by The Jimmy Carter NHS Education Program and The Peanut Institute is now underway. This year’s theme is Digging Peanuts in Plains: Home of the 39th President....

August 7, 2012

New GA City for Classroom Inspiration

Last night’s primary elections show that voters have approved a new city in Georgia. In what has been a series of new metro Atlanta cities (Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Milton, and Chattahoochee...

August 1, 2012

Apprenticeships for Skilled Labor, Education

Teachers around the state are putting their heads down and leaning in, delving into the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. These standards have been accepted and will be implemented...

July 31, 2012

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