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Charming, Historical, Famous Savannah

Travel and Leisure magazine recently ranked Savannah in the Top 10 World’s Best Cities. Savannah came in at number 8, beating out Quebec and Honolulu. As a native citizen of Georgia who grew up...

July 18, 2012

Georgia Students Post Test Gains

Last year, Georgia changed the way it does some of its student assessments. In April 2011, the state Board of Education approved a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation tests...

July 5, 2012

Lottery History in GA Education

Today in Georgia History, the Georgia Lottery sold its first ticket to support education in the state. But, it wasn’t first time that a lottery had been in place. In the 18th and 19th centuries,...

June 28, 2012

Georgia Gets NEW National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Georgia is getting a new civil rights museum that has just begun its construction phase and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2014. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights will be a...

June 28, 2012

Pinterest and Common Core

I know a lot of us are using Pinterest, but in the event that you haven’t yet experienced it (because it is an experience), here’s a brief explanation: Pinterest is a way to organize the internet....

June 26, 2012

Super Why! Around the World Adventure!

It looks like the rain is going to keep us indoors this week. You can give the kids a break from their chores by giving them some fun learning time with this week’s special ”Super Why and the Around the World Adventure.”

June 11, 2012

Georgia Outdoors Awards!

If you weren’t convinced of Georgia Outdoors’ excellence in content and showmanship, you can be now. The show that Georgia’s citizens have loved to watch and teachers have used countless times in...

May 29, 2012

Georgia Students Make Finals of Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The Siemen’s We Can Change the World Challenge dares students in the K-12 grades to come up with ideas to solve environmental problems in their community. About 72 finalists are selected from the...

May 17, 2012

Economics of Genealogy

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is an impressive historian. He has managed to make ancestry and genealogy mainstream, hip, and important with his previous two biographical PBS programs African American...

May 17, 2012

Closing Time

In the next week, schools all over the state will be sending students and teachers home for the summer. There are only a few more days to cram knowledge and skills in (and hope it sticks through the...

May 16, 2012

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