georgia
Public Education
Feds sending millions for Georgia schools to buy ‘clean school buses’

(The Center Square) — The federal government is sending more than $25 million to school districts in Georgia to buy “clean school buses.” The money, part of the U.S. Environmental… Read More

June 6, 2024
Culture
Republican governors sign letter opposing WHO treaty

(The Center Square) – The Republican governors of two dozen states, including Georgia and South Carolina, penned a letter to President Joe Biden opposing the World Health Organization’s proposed “Pandemic… Read More

May 23, 2024
Legislation
Georgia governor signs school choice bill into law

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a major school choice bill Tuesday, with parents, students, advocates and educators in attendance. “There is nothing more important to the continued success of our… Read More

April 25, 2024
Culture
Thousands of University of Georgia students attend worship event; 150 baptized, including in the beds of pickups

Around 150 college students from the University of Georgia were baptized in the beds of pickup trucks after a worship event attended by thousands April 3. The gathering began at… Read More

April 9, 2024
Legislation
More states make progress on school choice

(The Daily Signal) – Several states are making progress in empowering their citizens with access to education freedom and opportunity. Earlier this month, Alabama became the 15th state in the nation to… Read More

March 27, 2024
Legislation
Georgia lawmakers pass ‘Promise Scholarship’ bill, send it to Kemp for signature

(The Center Square) — The Georgia Senate passed a bill allowing Peach State families to spend taxpayer money on “qualified education expenses,” such as private school tuition, a year after… Read More

March 22, 2024
Culture
‘I wish I could have been there’: Laken Riley’s father breaks silence

(The Daily Signal) – The father of slain nursing student Laken Riley is speaking out about his daughter’s murder on the campus of the University of Georgia. “I wish I could have… Read More

March 20, 2024
Legislation
School choice bill nears finish line in Georgia

After two-years of deliberations, the Georgia General Assembly is on the brink of passing the state’s biggest school choice program ever. The Georgia House voted 91-82 on Thursday to advance… Read More

March 18, 2024
Public Education
Families embrace Georgia’s shift to small, inclusive schools

(The Center Square) – In the ever-evolving educational landscape of Georgia, a quiet but powerful transformation is taking place. Microschooling, an increasingly popular model of nontraditional education,… Read More

March 13, 2024
Legislation
Southern Poverty Law Center fought reforms that might have prevented Laken Riley’s death, immigration activist says

(The Daily Signal) – The Southern Poverty Law Center has repeatedly opposed Georgia bills that would require local law enforcement to report illegal aliens to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement if… Read More

March 12, 2024
Culture
Laken Riley murder puts tragic young face on Biden’s open-border policies, says Missouri Sen. Eric Schmitt

The brutal, appalling murder of University of Georgia nursing student Laken Riley, allegedly by an illegal immigrant, has laid open the bloody consequences of President Joe Biden’s open-border policies. That’s… Read More

February 29, 2024
Legislation
Georgia Republicans reaffirm commitment to school choice

(The Center Square) – Georgia Senate Republicans have reaffirmed their support for a measure to create state-funded education savings accounts. The Senate Majority Caucus’s newly unveiled priorities for the 2024… Read More

February 1, 2024
Public Education
‘His voice carries a lot of weight’: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp throws his support behind school choice

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp encouraged lawmakers to pass school choice legislation in his State of the State address. “Over the last few years, there has been a great deal of… Read More

January 17, 2024
Public Education
Georgia governor says its time for ‘all parties’ to agree on ‘best educational opportunities we can’

(The Center Square) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is including an additional $1.4 billion in his amended 2024 budget and fiscal year 2025 budget proposals for K-12 education, he said… Read More

January 12, 2024
Public Education
Audit: Georgia lawmakers should revise state education review standards

(The Center Square) – Georgia lawmakers should consider revising the state’s four-year cycle of reviewing education standards, a process that can yield revisions potentially costing taxpayers millions of dollars. That’s according… Read More

January 2, 2024
Public Education
Report: Charter school enrollment increases in Georgia

(The Center Square) – Georgia’s public charter school enrollment has grown over the last four years while enrollment at traditional schools has declined. That’s according to state-level data the National… Read More

December 21, 2023
Public Education
Georgia mom slams middle school for not expelling the boy who sexually harassed her daughter and other students

A Georgia mother blew the whistle a public school after a male student wasn’t disciplined for sexually harassing multiple students, including her daughter. Heidi Price’s daughter attends Youth Middle School… Read More

December 12, 2023
Public Education
Georgia high school football coach sacked after atheist group threatens district over player baptisms

A Christian football coach at a Georgia high school has been sacked from coaching for allegedly holding a baptism on school grounds where 20 players professed faith in Christ. The… Read More

November 21, 2023
Legislation
Poll shows widespread support in Georgia for education tax credits

(The Center Square) – An education choice advocacy group says personal education tax credits are popular with parents nationwide, and Georgia lawmakers could soon move on education reform. With education… Read More

November 15, 2023
Public Education
Atlanta Public Schools won’t give grades below a 50, and even the teachers’ union isn’t happy about it

The Atlanta, Georgia school district is no longer giving grades less than 50%, even if no work is submitted. Teachers in Atlanta Public Schools (APS) are being directed to give… Read More

October 26, 2023