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“It was another good year!”

When I take a few moments to look back on 2015 and the accomplishments we were able to register, I can’t help but spend a few moments looking a bit further back to 2014.  That was a year we faced many challenges considering legislative actions revolving around the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.  We met them […]

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Issues Forum to Focus on “The Wellness Impact of Education”

Dear Colleague: Registration continues for our first Critical Issues Forum of 2016.  If you have not already registered, plan to join us as we look closer at an issue that often gets overlooked – how does health and wellness impact student achievement outcomes?  The latest Kids Count Data ranks Georgia 37th among states for child well […]

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Georgia Partnership Named to National Coalition Support Network

Dear Board Member: I’m both proud and honored to inform you the Georgia Partnership has been offered admission to Achieve’s Coalition Support Network.  Achieve is a Washington, DC-based independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit education reform organization dedicated to working with states to raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessment, and strengthen accountability. This was not an easy process.  Achieve selected a small group of […]

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Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) Applications Now Being Accepted

Dear Colleague: The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is now accepting applications for its 2017 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) class. EPFP is a “professional development program that provides emerging leaders in education and related fields with the knowledge and networks to advance core issues of education policy.” Please print the application form, fill it out and […]

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April 28 Critical Issues Forum Video Now Available

Dear Colleague: If you were able to join us at last week’s Critical Issues Forum, thank you.  It was an exciting event!  The subject, “The Wellness Impact on Education,” resulted in intriguing conversation from our participants and audience members. If you were not able to attend, you can watch the video of the program here.  There […]

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Article: Georgia’s Balancing Act – Using, Protecting, and Legislating Student Data

Dear Board Member: The latest edition of the Standard – the Journal of the National Association of State Boards of Education – includes an article written by the Georgia Partnership’s Policy and Research Director, Dr. Dana Rickman.  The story, which can be found on page 10, is a “tale of how legislative action first imperils efforts to marshal […]

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Article: Georgia’s Balancing Act: Using, Protecting, and Legislating Student Data

Dear Council Member: The latest edition of the Standard – the Journal of the National Association of State Boards of Education – includes an article written by the Georgia Partnership’s Policy and Research Director, Dr. Dana Rickman.  The story, which can be found on page 10, is a “tale of how legislative action first imperils efforts to marshal education […]

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Article: Georgia’s Balancing Act: Using, Protecting, and Legislating Student Data

Dear Colleague: The latest edition of the Standard – the Journal of the National Association of State Boards of Education – includes an article written by the Georgia Partnership’s Policy and Research Director, Dr. Dana Rickman.  The story, which can be found on page 10, is a “tale of how legislative action first imperils efforts to marshal education […]

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Georgia Partnership Has Good Media Week

Dear Colleague: I would like to call your attention to several media reports over the past few days that were either authored by members of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education team or included a comment from a team member: James Magazine: – The latest edition includes an article written by Policy and Research Director, Dana […]

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AJC HB 338 Editorial Includes GPEE Comments

Dear Council Member: If you saw the Sunday Atlanta Journal-Constitution editorial, “New school oversight bill grades as incomplete” (which focused on the role of the appointed Chief Turn Around Officer, CTO, in HB 338),  you noticed two comments from Georgia Partnership President, Steve Dolinger.  The proposed legislation is commonly referred to as “Plan B” to help Georgia’s […]

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