GaDOE announces legislative priorities for 2021

Release: January 8, 2020 -- The Georgia Department of Education is announcing its 2021 legislative priorities -- key public-education issues that will guide State School Superintendent Richard Woods' conversations with lawmakers in the upcoming session. Each…

Georgia awarded annual Top Business Rank for 8th…

Release: Georgia Shatters Previous Record, Earns Top Business Ranking for Eighth Consecutive Year ATLANTA – As the world’s greatest golfers teed off today at the Masters Tournament in Augusta to compete for the prized Green…

Georgia’s strong economic opening to FY21 continues

Release: Georgia Economic Development Investments, Job Creation Continue Strong Pace in FY21 ATLANTA – November 10, 2020 –Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that Georgia remains…

LCS: No-cost student meals

Release: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, has announced that USDA is extending waivers to allow schools to offer meals at no cost to students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. All Lowndes…

Pre-K Teachers of the Year named by DECAL

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., (October 2, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has named its Georgia’s Pre-K Teachers of the Year for the 2020-2021 School Year and just in time for…

Kemp announces over 10K jobs created during fiscal…

Release: Gov. Kemp Reports 10,000+ Jobs Created During First Quarter of Fiscal Year ATLANTA – October 1, 2020 –Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that more…

GA’s new Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan

Release: ATLANTA— The Prevention and Community Support Section of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia has taken action to develop a statewide Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Plan.…