USED denies waiver on federal testing requirements

Statement from State School Superintendent Richard Woods on U.S. Department of Education testing, accountability decisions February 24, 2021 – “On the evening of February 22, all states received information from the U.S. Department of Education (USED)…

Health education standards now open to public comment

Release: Proposed health education standards open for 30-day public comment period MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us-Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram February 18, 2021 – The State Board of Education has posted the…

GDOE uses over $20 Million in stimulus to…

Release: Georgia Department of Education provides funding for GNETS, school districts January 21, 2021 –The Georgia Department of Education is using a portion of its federal stimulus funding to offset state cuts to Georgia Network…

Pine Grove Middle among seven schools to earn…

Release: GaDOE recognizes seven winners of 2020-21 Military Flagship School Award January 6, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Education has selected seven schools as 2020-21 winners of the Military Flagship School Award, State School Superintendent…

GDOE grants $200K to rural school art programs

Release: Georgia Department of Education dedicates $200,000 to expand fine arts education in rural schools MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd The list of awardees is…

Georgia computer science teachers receive $645K in training

Release: Georgia Department of Education provides $645,000 for computer science teacher training MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd The list of awardees is available at the bottom of this…