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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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Mercer’s Fourth Class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows Recognized at State Capitol

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship has helped transform teacher preparation in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Georgia. The Georgia program brings the Woodrow Wilson Foundation’s total commitment to the fellowship to more than $100 million nationally. Woodrow Wilson is administering the program, with in-state coordination by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education  and support […]

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South Georgia leaders look to bridge educational gap

The Valdosta Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Partnership Excellence in Education and local educators from both early and higher learning met Tuesday at the Valdosta State STEAM Center. The goal of the meeting was to figure out how to work together to improve education at every step of the way, better prepare students […]

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Leading Georgia Magazines Recognize Partnership Board Members

Our President, Dr. Steve Dolinger, was recognized by two prominent media outlets for his leadership and influence in Georgia: Georgia Trend Magazine recognized him as being among 2019’s “100 Most Influential Georgians,” Atlanta Magazine recognized him in their inaugural special print issue, The Atlanta 500, for being among the top 500 leaders in the city […]

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Atlanta Journal Constitution Covers Critical Issues Forum on “Building the Teacher Pipeline”

More than 200 attended the “Building the Teacher Pipeline” forum Tuesday in the Georgia-Pacific Center Auditorium. Organized by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, the conversation touched on what is being done in education programs as well as school districts to improve retention efforts and better prepare teachers. Read Marlon Walker’s full article! Read Maureen […]

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Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Uses Top Ten Report to Explore Education, Agribusiness During Second Session in Bulloch County

“During the second session of Leadership Southeast Georgia, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s ‘Top Ten issues to Watch’ in 2019 was discussed by a panel made up of Bulloch County Superintendent Charles Wilson, Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearhouse and Bryan County Superintendent Paul Brooksher.” Read the full article!

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