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Georgia Partnership Discusses 2022 Top Ten Issues to Watch on Georgia News Network

On January 8, 2022 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 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...
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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...
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Press Releases

GA Partnership Releases 2022 Top Ten Issues to Watch

Report focuses on importance of equity for improved student outcomes MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 7, 2022 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2022 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. For...
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Georgia Department of Education launches ESSER funding transparency dashboard; partners with Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education to evaluate use of COVID-19 relief funds

MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd September 29, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Education has developed an ESSER funding dashboard that will provide a simple, transparent way for the public to see Georgia school districts’ use of federal COVID-19 relief funds. The...
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GA Partnership Selects Fall 2021 College Access Grant Recipients

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram September 24, 2021 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected two local chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2021 College Access Grant (CAMG): The White County Chamber of Commerce and Greater Dalton Chamber...
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Georgia Partnership Announces Fourteenth Education Policy Fellowship Class

For immediate release August 4, 2021 Contact: Robert W. Gaines, II, Ph.D. Phone: 404-223-2464 Email: rgaines@gpee.org ATLANTA -- The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its fourteenth Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) class members. The 14 selectees will spend nine months deepening their understanding of...
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