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…

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…

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…