Public Education
Group says Georgia lawmakers missed a chance to expand educational opportunities

(The Center Square) – Georgia lawmakers missed an opportunity to expand educational opportunities for Peach State students when they failed to pass a bill to establish state-funded education savings accounts,… Read More

May 26, 2023
Democratic Georgia Rep. rebukes her own party over school choice hypocrisy: ‘They don’t really care about inner city kids’

A Georgia lawmaker says the confession by her fellow Democrat of using a fake address to get a child into a better public school shows the “hypocrisy of my own… Read More

May 23, 2023
Public Education
Georgia education board opts to eliminate Common Core standards

(The Center Square) – The State Board of Education has approved changes to the state’s K-12 English Language Arts Standards, a move officials said eliminates the last vestiges of Georgia’s… Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Presidential candidate: End the U.S. Department of Education

(The Center Square) – Georgian Chase Oliver, a Libertarian who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in 2022 and has launched a 2024 presidential bid, wants to end the U.S. Department… Read More

May 15, 2023
‘You’re a hypocrite’: Georgia Democrat calls out own party for opposing school choice

A Democratic representative in Georgia has called out her own party as hypocritical over its stance against school choice. “Why is no one fighting for young Black minds? Why… Read More

May 15, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Georgia teacher wins back job, six-figure settlement after firing for DEI complaint

(The Sentinel) – A substitute teacher in Georgia who lost her job after objecting to the reading of a book depicting gay parents to elementary students, including her children, has… Read More

May 5, 2023
Public Education
School apologizes, reinstates fire teacher who raised book concerns

(Daily Caller) – A Georgia school district will reinstate and pay $181,000 in damages and attorneys’ fees to a substitute teacher who was fired after speaking out against a book… Read More

April 26, 2023
Public Education
Georgia’s Kemp signs education bills

(The Center Square) – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed several education bills, including House Bill 147, the Safe Schools Act. It establishes a voluntary school safety and anti-gang endorsement for… Read More

April 17, 2023
Handful of Georgia Republicans join Democrats to kill school choice bill

(Daily Caller) – Approximately 16 Georgia House Republicans voted down a piece of school choice legislation on Wednesday that would have given taxpayer funds to students outside of the public… Read More

March 30, 2023
ACLU threatens to sue if Georgia Gov. Kemp signs bill protecting children from sex-change surgeries

(The Center Square) – The Georgia Senate passed a modified version of a bill that would restrict certain surgical procedures on minors for gender dysphoria on Tuesday. The… Read More

March 23, 2023
Georgia moves closer to school choice scholarships to help students in lowest performing schools

A Georgia state House committee okayed a bill on Tuesday that will give students in low-performing schools up to $6,500 to attend the school of their choice. “This… Read More

March 23, 2023
Culture, Legislation
Georgia legislator: Parents can’t decide on education because they did ‘not finish high school’

A Democratic legislator in Georgia is taking heat for opposing school choice because some parents in the state “did not finish high school.” “I see parents being able… Read More

March 21, 2023
Georgia House committee approves bill banning gender surgeries on children

(The Center Square) – After more than an hour of sometimes contentious debate, the Georgia House Public Health Committee passed an amended bill on Tuesday that would restrict certain surgical… Read More

March 15, 2023
Georgia Senate passes bill to create state-funded education savings accounts

(The Center Square) — The Georgia Senate passed legislation to create state-funded education savings accounts. Under Senate Bill 233, the Georgia Promise Scholarship Act, taxpayers would fund $6,000 per student… Read More

March 7, 2023
Georgia Senate committee advances education savings accounts bill

(The Center Square) – The Senate Education Committee voted to advance legislation creating state-funded education savings accounts. The committee voted 6-5 Tuesday afternoon in favor of Senate Bill 233, the… Read More

March 1, 2023
Public Education
Mother wins free speech case against school board that muzzled porn protest

Two Georgia moms who were prevented from protesting at a school board meeting were awarded over $100,000 by a federal court. Cindy Martin and a group called the… Read More

February 27, 2023
Georgia lawmaker proposes state-funded education savings accounts

(The Center Square) – Proposed legislation would allow Georgians to create state-funded Education Savings Accounts. Under Senate Bill 233, taxpayers would fund $6,000 per student per school year. Students could… Read More

February 24, 2023
Christian Schools
This week in Christian education (Feb. 20-24)

Christian leader talks school choice for Christian parents – Albert Mohler, a seminary president and prominent leader in the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses why the current push for school… Read More

February 24, 2023
School choice legislation is likely from Georgia lawmakers this session

(The Center Square) — Georgia lawmakers are almost certain to discuss school funding and even school choice legislation during this year’s legislative session. “I think we’re going to have a… Read More

January 23, 2023
Public Education
Georgia content manager says ‘scam lab’ org sells CRT curriculum despite state ban, videos show

(Daily Caller) – A video released Tuesday shows a Teaching Lab content manager allegedly admitting to violating Georgia state laws by including critical race theory (CRT) in curricula sold to… Read More

January 19, 2023