Georgia recognizes Teacher Appreciation Month

Release: Superintendent Woods: Teachers deserve more than our appreciation – they deserve our respect May is Teacher Appreciation Month in Georgia. The below message is from State School Superintendent Richard Woods: Teachers – when I…

Supt. Woods names Valdosta High an AP Honor…

Release: VHS Named 2021 AP Honor School in Two Categories Georgia School Superintendent, Richard Woods, recently named the 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. Valdosta High School was named an AP Access and Support School and…

2021 Georgia Scholar students announced

Release: Superintendent Woods announces 2021 Georgia Scholars MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us Click here for the list of 2021 Georgia Scholars April 29, 2021 – A total of 323 graduating seniors from across Georgia…

VCS to seek appeal with GHSA Board of…

Release: As reported yesterday, several local officials and parents traveled to GHSA's office in Thomaston, Georgia, to seek an appeal of recent sanctions levied against Valdosta High School.  Ultimately, the appeal was denied to lift any of the…

State of Georgia plans to give public school…

Release: Georgia plans to provide bonus payment to every public-school teacher, school staff member MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us January 14, 2021 – Governor Brian Kemp and State School Superintendent Richard Woods plan to provide…

Georgia’s BOE negates high impact of End-of-Course exams

Release: State Board of Education approves Superintendent Woods' .01% EOC proposal MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us December 21, 2020 – The State Board of Education (SBOE) today voted unanimously to approve State School Superintendent Richard…