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Georgia Partnership Joins the Department of Early Care and Learning Podcast to Discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

In January, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) presented its 17th edition of the Top Ten Issues to Watch Report.  The report identifies and analyzes key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming year.  Joining us to talk about the Top Ten Issues...

Georgia Partnership Joins WABE’s Rose Scott to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Education in Georgia

The Georgia Partnership's Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined WABE Radio's Rose Scott to discuss the COVID-19 related challenges facing Georgia's public schools.

Georgia Partnership Appoints Deb Bronder, NCR, to Vice Chair of Board

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is proud to appoint board member, Debra Bronder, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, NCR Corporation, to serve as vice chair for our board of directors. Also grateful to have elected two new board members: Jodi Berman, Managing Director at BlackRock, Inc. and...

Georgia Partnership Joins The Leadership Blend Live Podcast to Discuss 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report

The Georgia Partnership's Vice President, Dr. Dana Rickman, and Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined Ricardo Wrice and Simone Cherie, of the Leadership Blend Live Podcast, to discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report and the COVID-19-related challenges facing Georgia's public schools.

Press Releases

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...

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...