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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...

Georgia Partnership President Recognized by Georgia Trend & Atlanta Magazines Atlanta Magazine:  

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...