Georgia BOE reverses course on Milestones grade weight

Release: State Board of Education withdraws 10% EOC proposal, posts Supt. Woods’ .01% recommendation for public comment MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us November 19, 2020 – The State Board of Education (SBOE) today voted to…

Valdosta BOE votes to require face masks

VALDOSTA, GA - The Valdosta Board of Education voted Tuesday during a work session to require face coverings for students and spectators at sporting events. See the post from the Valdosta City Schools Facebook page…

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Lowndes County Schools move Fall Break dates

Release: LCS - Amended 2020-2021 School Calendar During the August 10 school board meeting, an amendment to the 2020-2021 school calendar was approved by the board.  The amendment moves the October Fall Break and Student…

Georgia schools will set start dates at local…

The discussion to mandate a statewide school start date never even made it to the table at today's State Board of Education meeting. Behind the scenes talks made their way to the news and then…

State BOE meeting scheduled for June 30

Release: Called State Board of Education Meeting June 30, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us June 29, 2020 – The State Board of Education will hold a called board meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, June…

State BOE will host teleconference June 18

Release: State Board of Education meeting in June 2020, Via Teleconference MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us June 11, 2020 – The State Board of Education will hold a one-day regular meeting via teleconference on Thursday,…

LCS Board Meeting Tonight

Release: Lowndes County Schools will have a Board Meeting this evening, Monday, June 8, at 6:00 pm - 1592 Norman Drive. Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to. The meeting can also be viewed via…