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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 for Excellence in Education releases new policy framework for education

EdQuest Georgia highlights seven core policy areas common across high-performing states and countries MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram November 9, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released a new policy framework for education – EdQuest Georgia: Charting Educational Reform (EdQuestGa.org) at the...

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education releases STEAM Map

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram  October 17, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today unveiled a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Asset Map – http://www.gasteammap.org/. This tool provides a visual depiction of where investments in STEM and STEAM education exist across Georgia to give those interested...

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names Fall 2017 College Access Grant Winners

Six Chambers of Commerce will use funds to encourage post-secondary education MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza(at)gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram October 4, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today selected six chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2017 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants...

Assessment Inventory helps schools test “smarter”

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza(at)gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram August 24, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released information from a pilot program to help school districts test “smarter” rather than more often. The Assessment Inventory Project (AIP), a joint effort with the Georgia Department of Education,...