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Chattanooga Times Free Press Covers 2019 Media Symposium

As Gov.-elect Brian Kemp prepares to take office, a Georgia nonprofit organization has identified school safety, teacher pay, early childhood education and school start dates as among its top 10 issues in education this year. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's annual "Top Ten Issues to Watch" report also analyzed the...

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...

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...

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...

Press Releases

Georgia Partnership Selects 2019-2020 Education Policy Fellowship Program Class

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names 2019-2020 Education Policy Fellowship Program class 19 Fellows to Invest Several Months Exploring Public Education MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram August 5, 2019 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its twelfth Education...

GA Partnership Releases 2019 Top Ten Issues to Watch

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2019 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. For the past 15 years, the Partnership has published the report, which identifies and analyzes the key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming...

Partnership names Spring 2018 College Access Grant Winners

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected six local chambers of commerce as winners of the Spring 2018 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted to leverage their visibility, voice, and influence in efforts to recruit more high school graduates – especially...

Report shows urgent need for Southern states to improve K-12 schools for every child

In a new report, seven nonpartisan organizations in the South – including the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education – urge their states to take swifter action to improve K-12 education for every child with an emphasis on support for disadvantaged students. Accelerating the Pace: The Future of Education in...