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GA Partnership for Excellence in Education Names Six Fall 2019 College Access Grant Winners

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram October 1, 2019 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected six local chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2019 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted to increase post-secondary (certification, 2-year/4-year […]

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, rgaines@gpee.org, 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 Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) class […]

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 year. The 2019 edition is now […]

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 low-income – to enroll in […]

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 the American South calls for […]

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 is now available. Some of […]

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 November Critical Issues Forum. 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 in supporting STEAM an idea […]

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 to local chambers of commerce […]

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, helped five school districts by providing them […]