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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

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 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...

GA Partnership Releases 2018 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report Focusing on Education Issues

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2018 Top Ten Issues to Watch. For the past 14 years, the Partnership has published a report that both identifies and analyzes the key education issues the state will be or should be addressing in the coming year.  The 2018 edition...