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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...

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...

Press Releases

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...

GA Partnership Selects Spring 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 February 23, 2021 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected three local chambers of commerce as winners of the Spring 2021 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted...