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GAE voices concerns amid some positives on Education Reform Commission recommendations

AJC-Education commission proposes broad overhaul of Georgia schools
Pres. Chapman commented on proceedings
Pres. Chapman visits Albany. Talks OSD and testing.

Pres. Chapman talks school discipline with 11Alive

2016 GAE Foundation, Inc. Grants and Scholarships Now Available!

GAE pleased to see consideration of “toxic-testing” reductions

Governor's 'opportunity school district' part of national attack on public education, says GAE pres.
2016 GAE Election Nomination Information

President Chapman: "What GAE is doing about the ERC."

GAE responds to Supt. Woods proposed modifications for TKES
"This is definitely a step in the right direction. We are pleased to see that Superintendent Woods has listened to our members’ concerns regarding TKES, which in its present form is a very time-consuming, tedious, and complex evaluation process." -- Dr. Sid Chapman
NEA President Eskelsen Garcia talks with the AJC's Maureen Downey

GAE looks to impact pension case decision
In a case that could have far-reaching consequences, GAE recently filed a 'friend of the court' brief with the Georgia Supreme Court regarding the City of Atlanta pension fund case arguing to reverse the trial court's decision. View copy of GAE Brief | More GAE Legal
Political Capital
AJC Get Schooled - Ed Reform Commission?s Challenge: Fairer funding. Did it succeed?
Wash Post - House, Senate conferees endorse deal to replace No Child Left Behind
Bill targets former Deal education adviser’s lobbying, consulting work
Charter School Black Hole: CMD Special Investigation Reveals Huge Info Gap on Charter Spending
Charter schools flood New Orleans
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Impacting Our Profession
Police investigate $350,000 missing from Fulton charter schools
Op-Ed: Teachers deserve thanks, not blame
Our high school kids: tired, stressed and bored
New SAT prompts a scramble as students worry about which admission test to take
Should we use standing desks in elementary schools? Experts weigh in
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On the Frontline
Carrollton - GAE president concerned about proposed legislation..
Augusta - Georgia education reform plan draws support, criticism..
Cobb and Marietta schools see success in initial Milestones test results..
Albany Herald - GAE takes aim at Opportunity School Districts referendum..
GAE Leader Wants Big Boost In School Funding..
GAE president speaks on issues in Adel..
Warner Robins teacher one of 42 in the nation recognized for teaching excellence..
GAE president stops in Tifton to discuss Opportunity School District proposal..
Some educator advocacy groups campaign against Opportunity School District proposal..
President of GAE opposes Opportunity Schools amendment..
Cobb School board votes for Option B(tm) calendar..
GAE President on OSD Amendment,??It?s like saccharin?..

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Principal: Called to Lead, LKES-Right Direction?, Burden of Leadership, Elections: Answer the Call, and much more!

Help raise $50k by Dec. 4 in the Fight Student Hunger Campaign. $1 sent on your behalf!
Congratulations and thanks to our winners who took the 2015 GAE Legislative Survey

GAE member wins NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence
Update on Fair Dismissal in Charter Systems
2016 GAE ESP of the Year Application
2015 Professional Teaching and Learning Workshops
GAE Webinar: Local Affiliate Tax Exempt Reporting
This webinar is to assist GAE leaders on completing the IRS 1024 and 8718 forms.
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