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2013-09-19 23:01:36

September 27th Event attracts experts on science, technology, engineering and math education. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) today announced Dr. Robert McGrath, VP of Georgia Tech and Director of GTRI, Dr. Lance Ford, Educational Advocate for Cisco and Robert Swiggum, CIO of the Georgia Department of Education, are just some of the speakers who will appear at the second annual S.T.E.M....

2012-11-21 00:21:27

ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Cyber Academy today released the following statement: The Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), together with the school's independent nonprofit governing board, the Odyssey Charter School Board, disputes the allegations in a Comprehensive Monitoring Report released by the Georgia Department of Education (DOE) yesterday. GCA notes that the report contains a number of factual inaccuracies and specifically asserts the following: An outside special...

2012-09-28 10:22:08

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning, Inc., publisher of K-12 mathematics curricula and professional development services, announces that the Georgia Department of Education has approved Carnegie Learning's vertically aligned sequence of middle school and high school textbooks and personalized instructional software as adopted curricula through 2018. Following a comprehensive K-12 Mathematics Textbook Adoption review process this year, the following materials aligned...

2012-09-05 06:31:38

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Education announced today a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to offer the Microsoft IT Academy (ITA) Program statewide to provide students with real-world technology skills to help them thrive in the 21st century economy. By working together with Microsoft, Georgia's 463 high schools will have access to classroom lab licensing, learning content, lesson plans, teacher resources, professional development and class...

2008-06-24 09:03:09

By Jake Jacobs, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 24--Students in Houston County did better across the board than the state average in Criterion-Referenced Competency Test scores released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education. Peach County students, with the exception of those in the seventh grade, fell below the state standards in most tests, but Superintendent Susan Clark stressed better days are ahead. Wanda Creel, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning in Houston...

2008-03-13 03:00:33

By O'Rourke, Tom Catrett, Jack; Houchins, David Maintaining a qualified teacher work force is one of the most significant challenges in correctional education. About one-third of all new teachers leave teaching within the first five years of employment.1 Teacher attrition is much higher for teachers of students with behavioral and academic needs (e.g., students who are deficient in reading and mathematics). Considering the many educational and psychological challenges facing incarcerated...