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Putnam County High School wins third annual GaDOE Student Chef Competition

More on the winners and the runners up!

COLUMN: When Military Families Move to Georgia, Transitioning School-age Children is Paramount

OPINION: A teacher discusses an issue likely of great interest to military families in Georgia: how military families moving into the state might approach local education issues and the importance of having the right environment.

OPINION: President’s Proposal to End Federal Afterschool Funding Would Cause ‘Catastrophic Harm to Students,...

“If Congress agrees to the President’s FY2020 budget proposal to eliminate federal funding for afterschool, programs will close."

Rural GA Republicans Split on Private School Voucher Bill

The bill ultimately did not pass out of the Senate before Crossover Day, but it divided the Republican delegation.

Trump Administration Unveils Plan for Historic Investment in America’s Students through Education Freedom Scholarships

""No student should feel stuck in a school that just isn't working for them, or feel hopeless because they live on the 'wrong' side of town" -- Betsy Devos

Georgia’s At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program Available to Eligible Schools

This program reimburses institutions that serve nutritious after-school snacks and/or a supper meal to children up to 18 years old in a structured environment after-school.

Kemp’s Office of Student Achievement Partners with Dept. of Education to Train School Principals

GSLA is designed to support school leaders working to achieve positive, transformational school-level change. During a year-long cohort experience, participants receive in-depth leadership training and support through a combination of in-person meetings, coaching and mentorship from a former Georgia principal, and opportunities to network with fellow principals who are also working to transform their schools.

Bill Seeks to Oversee Transitions to Homeschooling, Involve DFCS More Easily

Under a new bill filed in the Georgia House of Representatives, parents who want to pull their children out of public school to instead homeschool would have to provide additional documentation to the school and prove the transition is not to avoid legal obligations.

U.S. Department of Ed Acts on School Safety, Student Privacy

It's all a result of a report that found “substantial misunderstanding remains at the local level among officials and educators concerning (FERPA), and in particular its application to school-based threats.”