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For interviews or general information, your primary point of contact is:  Communications Director Robert Gaines.  Office number: 404-223-2464.  If unavailable, call the general office number: 404-223-2280.

Press Coverage

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

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.

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...

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...

Press Releases

GA Partnership Releases 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

Report focuses on racial and social equity in education in 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 8, 2021 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2021 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. This is the 17th...

Georgia Partnership Selects 2020-2021 Education Policy Fellowship Program Class

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names 2020-2021 Education Policy Fellowship Program class 20 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, 2020 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its thirteenth Education...

GA Partnership Selects Spring 2020 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 January 27, 2020 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, with support from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce through its Smart Decisions Coalition, has selected four local chambers of commerce as winners of...

GA Partnership Releases 2020 Top Ten Issues to Watch

Report focuses on shifting demographics and education in 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 10, 2020 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2020 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. For the...