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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!

Partnership Board Chair Honored by Future Foundation

For 14 consecutive years, 100% of Future Foundation program participants have graduated from high school and attended post-secondary institutions. On March 20, 2019, Future Foundation will celebrate Atlanta’s past, present, and future investments in education for resilient youth at its Keep It 100% luncheon. Led by a host committee of Atlanta’s business...

Partnership president authors op-ed on professionalizing teaching

One only needs to look to the daily news cycle and constant reports of nationwide teacher shortages, strikes, and protests to see that the teaching profession and consequently America’s public schools are facing a major crisis. So, what are we to do? This is a question the Georgia Partnership for...

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,, 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...