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APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR BUS TRIP 18 WHEN: October 26 – 28 WHERE: We will visit seven great schools: KIPP South Fulton Academy (Fulton County) Charles R. Drew Charter School (Atlanta Public Schools) The New Schools at Carver (Atlanta Public Schools) Sawyer Road Elementary School (Marietta City) Smokey Road Middle School (Coweta County) Norcross High School (Gwinnett County) Da Vinci Academy at […]

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Stakeholders Update

2014 – A Year of Impact 2014 was another busy year for the Georgia Partnership. More importantly, it was another productive year. As we prepare for the new challenges and responsibilities that await in 2015, we would like to take a moment and share some of our work from the past year. As always, what we […]

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Applications Now Being for Cohort 8

Dear Partnership Council Member: Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 Education Policy Fellowship Program class.  Details are provided in the application form which can be downloaded here.  Submission instructions are provided.  Deadline is May 29. This will be Cohort #8 and we are looking forward to another exciting year expanding Georgia’s education policy expertise while at the […]

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How are your community’s Hispanic students doing?

Dear Council Member: When data is used to drive decision making, great things happen.  The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education recently went on a journey with Tattnall County and Calhoun City Schools and, using a combination of data, best practice research, and local community voices, created the Research, Engagement and Communities for Hispanic/Latino Educated Students […]

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Valdosta Site for First Economic Impact of Early Care and Learning Industry Forum, Tomorrow, September 29

Dear Colleague: The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is proud to join the Department of Early Care and Learning/Bright from the Start, The Carl Vinson Institute of Government – University of Georgia, and the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies – Georgia State University in presenting a series of four briefings and public policy forums focused on “The Economic […]

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National Award Honors Work of Georgia Partnership

Dear Council Member: I am proud to report that the Data Quality Campaign has named the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education its Flashlight Award for Advocacy Organization of the Year recipient. The award “recognizes outstanding work by a national or state-based non-profit organization in promoting and protecting effective data use in the service of students” and was formally presented at […]

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Forum to Focus on “Closing the Higher Education Attainment Gap”

Dear Colleague: Plan now to join us for the next Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Critical Issues Forum. WHAT:  “Closing the Higher Education Attainment Gap” will strive to keep attendees on the leading edge of what’s happening to advance students and strengthen the fit between the production of postsecondary credentials and workforce demand.  Here are the details. […]

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Article by Board Chair Puts Focus on Early Care ‘Industry’

Dear Georgia Partnership Supporter: It is always good to start the week on the right foot and we have certainly done that today.  The latest Saporta Report, a weekly business-focused online publication, includes a story authored by the Georgia Partnership’s Board Chair, Kevin Greiner, President and CEO, Gas South.  Georgia’s early learning industry – an economic win today with […]

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Forum Looks at Higher-Ed’s Student Focused Approach

Dear Colleague: If you were able to attend yesterday’s Critical Issues Forum at Georgia Public Broadcasting, thank you!  It was well attended and provided insight from several of our higher education leaders from around the state including our featured speaker and Board member, Chancellor Hank Huckaby.  Fellow Board member, Commissioner Gretchen Corbin, Technical College System of Georgia, provided […]

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Economic development starts in Georgia’s classrooms

Dear Colleague: The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently published a commentary we here at the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education would like to commend to you.  The piece, “Economic development starts in Georgia’s classrooms,” was written by Georgia Power’s VP of community and economic development, Anne Hydrick Kaiser, and is a perfect fit for our Economics of Education message we have been delivering […]

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