GaDOE announces legislative priorities for 2022

Release: The Georgia Department of Education is announcing its 2022 legislative priorities – key public-education issues that will guide State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ interactions with lawmakers in the upcoming regular session. “Our legislative priorities…

Superintendent Woods honored with National FFA award

Photo: Superintendent Woods with his wife, Lisha, after accepting the Honorary American FFA degree from the National FFA Organization. Release: State School Superintendent Richard Woods was honored with the Honorary American FFA Degree by the…

VHS Sophomore chosen to be on Georgia Student…

Release: State School Superintendent Richard Woods has selected 66 Georgia high-school students to serve on his 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council. Jay Ball, sophomore at Valdosta High School, was one of the chosen students. Throughout the…

Georgia approves new K-12 mathematics standards

Release: The State Board of Education today approved State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ recommendation to adopt the new K-12 Mathematics Standards. The current (2020-2021) school year will be dedicated to teacher training on the new standards,…

Ga DOE Partners with Harvard University for School…

By Lauren Burgess The Georgia Department of Education’s Office of School Improvement will soon partner together with Harvard University’s Center for Education Policy Research to offer 10 school districts school improvement training.  The Proving Ground…