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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.

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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

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/  

Press Releases

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...

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...