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Dr. John Barge endorses Valarie D. Wilson
Video from press conference | AJC Get Schooled
2014-15 GAE Professional Teaching and Learning PLU and General Workshops
These specially-designed workshops are available to members and local associations to help advance personal and professional development. View and sign-up now!
Clayton member honored for developing on-bus reading program
Among Lazarus’ 50-plus elementary school students assigned to bus No. 872 is a designated reader from fourth through fifth grade who is considered equal parts budding scholar, stage poet, pop star.
2014 GAE Tele-Town Hall Meeting
GAE recently held it's first Telephone Town Hall meeting and by all accounts it was a great success. If you couldn't join us, click now to listen.
2014 GAE Media Tour

President Chapman is crisscrossing the state to discuss the issues impacting public education in Georgia
Correct information on use of TRS funds from Sen. Carter
As usual in a political year, the media often misrepresents the whole story. There was a recent article stating that Sen. Jason Carter was open to using TRS funds for venture capital. Read full statement.
GAE endorses Carter for governor
GAE lays out the case for its endorsement. President Chapman and Sen. and Mrs. Carter speak. Click for photos | Release | Press Coverage

At the joint press conference wiith Sen. Carter, GAE President Dr. Sid Chapman spoke of the need to have state leadership that truly supports public education.
GAE appeals charter school ruling
"GAE feels that the State Board was correct in its decision that charter schools cannot waive fair dismissal and due process rights."
Valarie Wilson: Every child deserves a first-class education
Valarie Wilson, GAE's recommendation for state superintendent
Our PAC believed that her experience, in combination with her drive and vision for helping to make Georgia a positive example of what public education should look like, helped her to stand out from the crowd.
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.
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Political Capital
Education a battlefield in Georgia governor's race
Despite Political Battle, Schools Forge Ahead With Healthier Meals
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
Impacting Our Profession
New teacher evals fail the test
State Board rules that charters cannot waive Fair Dismissal and Constitutional Due Process rights
Study Finds Teachers Enthusiastic About Common Core
The 'parent trigger' trap - LA Times
Declining State Support Undermines Education in Georgia
On the Frontline
Cobb Board of Education OKs restoring 1% of pay..
Advocacy groups: Cobb teachers eager for 1% pay restoration vote..
Albany - GAE endorses Jason Carter for governor..
State education president visits Valdosta..
President of Georgia Association of Educators talks about education..
AJC - Woods win in superintendent's race could pose challenges for GOP..
State superintendent candidate Wilson has management skills..
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2014 GAE Media Tour..
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This week's Update Profile Contest winner of the Target Card is...
Tiffany Smith from Henry County.
Congrats Tiffany and Thank You!
What's in this issue of KNOW!
President Chapman's goals, Meet new GAE ED, 2015 Teacher OT Year, 2014 State Elections, 2015 GAE election nominations
“Amaluna” by Cirque du Soleil
Discounts on Cirque du Soleil
Oct. 3 – Nov. 30, Tues. – Sun.
GaDOE accepting applications for Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards
GAE partners in this effort to bring school communities together.
2015 Georgia Spelling Bee
Don't forget to order your pins and certificates!
Late registration deadline is Dec.12.
2015 Annie Hutchinson ESP OTYR Award
GAE Foundation 2014 Scholarship and Grant Awardees
MyPlate Team Nutrition - Evidenced-based curricula
November Ideas for...
American Education Week, Children's Book Week, American Indian Heritage Month, Family Literacy Day
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