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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...

Georgia Partnership President Recognized by Georgia Trend & Atlanta Magazines

https://www.georgiatrend.com/2019/12/31/100-most-influential-georgians-visionary-forces/ Atlanta Magazine: https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/2020-atlanta-500-education-healthcare/  

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...