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South Atlanta Ed. Complex Wins $1000 Athletic Grant from California Casualty
Without this grant, what might have happened to your program? "... our program receives little to no financial assistance from the district so a program such as ours struggles financially and we fall behind in our ability to provide the best opportunities to succeed to our athletes."
TeacherOTYear Sues After Being Removed From Classroom For Advocating For Students With Disabilities
Mr. Robert Furr, the 2013 Career, Technical Education (CTEA) Teacher of the Year, was removed from his duties, harassed and retaliated against after repeatedly attempting to secure the appropriate educational services for the disabled students at Cedartown High School. See news reports: 11Alive | WSB
GAE Response on Dept. of Community Health's Announcement That More Options Are Coming
"We are pleased the see that the Department of Community Health has heard the concerns of teachers and other state employees and has decided to allow more company and plan options."
GAE's Comments on State Board's Implementation of Tiered Certification
GAE recognizes the need to provide a certification system for teachers to advance in their profession without leaving the classroom. That is why GAE has recommended to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) a certification system that provides six levels of certification (see, attached GAE position paper).
Georgia DOE Selects Four Schools as Family-Friendly Partnership School Award Winners
GAE is a sponsor of the award. Click here to view the Winners' Awards Booklet.
Georgia Report: Charter school supporters, anti-Common Core activists fall short
“For Common Core to be stopped at this juncture would have demoralized educators who have spent countless hours moving Georgia forward,” said GAE’s Nelson.
GAE Op-ed: Move Forward with Common Core for Georgia
"We value the concerns that people have around Common Core, but what GAE believes, is that the Common Core State Standards have already shown the potential to provide access to a complete and challenging education for all children in our state."
Laid off? Don't know where to start? Try our GAE Employment Resource Center
Losing your job because of a RIF and/or budget cuts can be extremely demoralizing. Our Employment Resource Center can help you get started on the road back to the profession you love.
Political Capital
Teacher Tenure and Dismissal on Trial
Common Core educational guidelines, from bipartisan beginning to political tempest
Your daily jolt: 38 percent of state lawmakers are ALEC members - Political Insider
Charter schools pose greatest credit challenge to school districts in economically weak urban areas
A former Teach for America teacher on how TFA and APS fail their ideals
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Athens: Georgia alters state employee health insurance program..
Augusta: State seeking more choice in 2015 health plan..
Coweta school wins state award..
Cobb names interim school superintendent..
AJC: Gwinnett boy spells impossible word, will represent Georgia at national spelling championship..
Dougherty County School Board names two superintendent finalists..
Cobb BoE to consider raising class sizes again..
AJC: Lost school days are hard for systems to make up and hurt learning..
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