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Georgia Partnership Joins the Department of Early Care and Learning Podcast to Discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

In January, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) presented its 17th edition of the Top Ten Issues to Watch Report.  The report identifies and analyzes key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming year.  Joining us to talk about the Top Ten Issues to Watch is Dr. Dana […]

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Georgia Partnership Joins WABE’s Rose Scott to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Education in Georgia

The Georgia Partnership’s Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined WABE Radio’s Rose Scott to discuss the COVID-19 related challenges facing Georgia’s public schools.

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Georgia Partnership Appoints Deb Bronder, NCR, to Vice Chair of Board

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is proud to appoint board member, Debra Bronder, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, NCR Corporation, to serve as vice chair for our board of directors. Also grateful to have elected two new board members: Jodi Berman, Managing Director at BlackRock, Inc. and Chad Gregory, Region Bank President, […]

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Georgia Partnership Joins The Leadership Blend Live Podcast to Discuss 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report

The Georgia Partnership’s Vice President, Dr. Dana Rickman, and Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined Ricardo Wrice and Simone Cherie, of the Leadership Blend Live Podcast, to discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report and the COVID-19-related challenges facing Georgia’s public schools.

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Georgia Partnership Interviewed on Georgia News Network about 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

On January 9, 2021 Drs. Dana Rickman and Robert Gaines joined John Clark of the Georgia News Network on his show “Georgia Focus” to talk about the 2021 edition of the Top Ten Issues to Watch report. Listen to the interview here

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Georgia Partnership Publishes One-pager on Education Funding, Urging Lawmakers to Remember Impact of Great Recession-era Budget Cuts

As the General Assembly faces a series of difficult decisions in their effort to pass the FY2021 budget, the Georgia Partnership published a new one-page document on education funding, urging lawmakers to remember the devastating, long-term impact of budget cuts during the Great Recession on districts, schools, and students.

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The Georgia Partnership’s Call for Justice

Friends & Partners, These have been turbulent weeks in our city and across the country. Once again, our nation finds itself standing at a moral crossroad with the world watching and waiting to see which path we will take.  As I follow the events unfolding across the country and read statements from other organizations condemning […]

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Children of GPEE Communications Director Selected as Face of Summer Reading Campaign

The Get Georgia Reading Campaign recently selected the sons of Georgia Partnership Director of Communications, Robert W. Gaines, II, to serve as the face of their Summer Reading initiative. See below for an overview of the initiative: “During the summer months away from school, it’s crucial that children have access to healthy meals, safe environments, […]

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Georgia Partnership President Recognized by Georgia Trend & Atlanta Magazines

100 Most Influential Georgians: Visionary Forces Atlanta Magazine: https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/2020-atlanta-500-education-healthcare/  

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Georgia Partnership President Pen’s AJC Op-ed on COVID-19 Pandemic

In a guest column, Steve Dolinger, president of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and a former superintendent of the Fulton County Schools, urges the state and its leadership to view this unprecedented time as an unprecedented opportunity to make a better educated Georgia a priority and a mission. Read the full column here: https://www.ajc.com/blog/get-schooled/opinion-why-can-afford-get-back-normal-after-pandemic/LfAeMa2Nc7ReBuSw1cKzlJ/

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