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2015 was “another good year” for the Georgia Partnership

Dear Board Member: I hope you will take a few minutes to look back at 2015 with our Stakeholders’ Update.  Such a “headline” report only tells a small portion of our story.  Last year was another period of accomplishment and moving forward. As a Board member, you had a hand in that.  All of us here […]

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Stakeholders’ Update: 2015 “was another good year”

Dear Council Member: I hope you will take a few minutes to look back at 2015 with our Stakeholders’ Update.  Such a “headline” report only tells a small portion of our story.  Last year was another period of accomplishment and moving forward. As a Council member, your support enabled us in our work and continues to do […]

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Deadline for EPFP Applications Extended to June 10

Dear Colleague: Due to several calendar-filling requirements – graduations, end of school, Memorial Day holiday – that always come with the end of May, we have extended the application deadline for our next Education Policy Fellowship Program class one week to June 10. Since the program began in 2008, more than 150 Fellows have graduated, increasing the education policy […]

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Latest Saporta Report Includes Georgia Partnership Article

Dear Colleague: The latest edition of the weekly Saporta Report, where “valued voices share insights about Atlanta and beyond,” includes an article authored by the Georgia Partnership’s Policy and Research Director, Dr. Dana Rickman. Child well-being required for every student to succeed continues the discussion from the April Critical Issues Forum, “The Wellness Impact on Education.”  Please share the article […]

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Forum: 21st Century Skills for a 21st Century Workforce

Dear Colleague: Plan now to join us for the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s next Critical Issues Forum. TOPIC:  21st Century Skills for a 21st Century Workforce – In an economy driven by innovation and knowledge… in marketplaces engaged in intense competition and constant renewal… in a society facing complex business, political and scientific, technological, and environmental challenges, […]

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Final Regsitration Opportunity for Thursday’s Forum

Dear Colleague: Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this Thursday’s Critical Issues Forum.  We are in the final registration process.  Here are the details in case you missed our earlier messages: TOPIC:  21st Century Skills for a 21st Century Workforce The program will formalize the connection between education and competitiveness with an agenda focused on 21st century […]

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New Education Policy Fellowship Class Announced

Dear Colleague: I’m pleased to announce the names of the 21 Fellows who will make up the Education Policy Fellowship Class of 2017.  They represent a variety of sectors including education, business, non-profits and other community organizations.  This will be the program’s ninth cohort that will get an inside look at the role education policy plays in the state’s […]

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Next ESSA Feedback Session to be Live Streamed

Dear Colleague: The third of eight state-wide Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) public feedback sessions will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, September 14, 6 – 8 p.m., in the Atlanta area:  North Learning Center, 450 Northridge Parkway, Atlanta 30350.  Attendance is encouraged but the Department of Education has announced the session will be streamed live which will make it […]

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Latest James Magazine Features Article by Dana Rickman

Dear Colleague: The latest James Magazine is out and includes an article written by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s policy and research director, Dr. Dana Rickman:  The Competing Life Cycles of Economic Growth and Poverty.  You will find it on page 33. James is the periodic publication of Insider Advantage – Georgia, a politics and business watchdog group. -Bill […]

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Latest James Magazine Features Articles of Interest

Dear Board Member: The latest edition of Insider Advantage – Georgia’s James Magazine contains articles authored by a member of the Georgia Partnership’s team and a Partnership Board member. Policy and Research Director, Dr. Dana Rickman’s “The Competing Life Cycle of Economics Growth and Poverty,” can be found on page 33.  Georgia Chamber President and CEO, Chis Clark’s “Stablize Georgia’s Healthcare […]

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