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What Students Need to Help Them Succeed

On November 17, we hosted and aired a summit on dropout prevention. Several experts and panelists spoke on the economical and social impacts of dropping out of school. What was, for me, one of the...

December 8, 2011

Stop the Drop GA: A Dropout Prevention Summit

Half of the adults in my family are teachers, or were teachers, in public education in Georgia. Half. And almost every one of those educators in my family have at least a Master’s degree, too. It’...

November 10, 2011

Passion for Partnerships

My bus tour ended Thursday. But here's an update from the road of what I experienced. Updated as of October 26, 2011 Great partnership examples happening throughout Georgia at all levels - elementary...

October 25, 2011

Need a Real World Connection? Try Apple Picking!

As a student, my favorite days were the experiment days, those days when we got to see and do what we had been learning in class. Even with the vastness and diversity of modern technology, I don’t...

October 12, 2011

Listen: 'Burning of Atlanta' Legacies

Tuesday is the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. A new marker now stands at the site where Union General William T. Sherman ordered what’s known as the “Burning of Atlanta.”...

April 11, 2011

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