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Foreign Students Help Boost Economy

- Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 1:07pm

Spending by foreign college students in Georgia directly and indirectly supports 7,239 jobs and adds a half-billion dollars to the state's economy, according to a report by the Institute of International Education....

IBM and Gwinnett County Public Schools are partnering to help reduce student drop out rates.

Personalized Learning at Gwinnett County Schools

- Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 9:45am

The high school drop out rate in the United States is at an alarming rate. On average 8,300 high school students drop out each day. Gwinnett County Public Schools is the 14th largest school district in the US, and...

Race to the Top Funds will soon be headed to Georgia classrooms

Georgia Wins National “Race to the Top” Challenge

- Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 12:48pm

The state of Georgia has been selected as a winner in the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge. With the victory comes $50 million to help fund the state’s program. According to a press release from Governor Nathan...

At&T Donates $75,000 to Help Teens Stay in School

- Monday, January 13, 2014 - 1:05pm

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Arthur Levine has been President of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation since 2006.

Georgia Joining National Teaching Initiative

- Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 12:10pm

Georgia will be joining The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The official announcement will be made, weather permitting, on Wednesday, January 29th at 11:30 am at the State Capitol by Arthur Levine,...

Seven winners were chosen for the Innovation in Teaching Competition.

Round Three Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition Named

- Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 9:45am

Seven teachers have been chosen for Round Three of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, announced Governor Deal. The competition awards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies with a $2,000 stipend...

A new Education Reform Report Card has good news and bad for Georgia

Georgia's Education Grade - Good & Bad [AUDIO]

- Monday, February 24, 2014 - 8:21am

A new education reform report card, from Students First, gives Georgia a C- for k-12 education policy. However, the national average is a D. Only two states, Florida...

Not all degrees are equal when it comes to return on investment.

Degrees With Poor ROI

- Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:46pm

A college degree, as studies have shown, increases a person's ability to earn a higher wage than those without a degree. However, not all degrees are considered equal when it comes to their return on investment (ROI)....

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