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News Georgia Education: Why Education Is a ‘Wicked Problem’ for Learning Engineers to Solve

Published on: Thursday 02 April 2020
Why Education Is a ‘Wicked Problem’ for Learning Engineers to Solve
News source: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2020-04-02-why-education-is-a-wicked-problem-for-learning-engineers-to-solve

Ashok Goel has a vision for the future of education. The professor of computer science and cognitive science at Georgia Institute of Technology believes every student and researcher should have access ...

News Georgia Education: Two Georgia school districts end year early, others considering it

Published on: Friday 03 April 2020
Two Georgia school districts end year early, others considering it
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-education/two-georgia-school-districts-end-year-early-others-considering/fpwvQsruQ1CmVXH2JiBSSO/

The tiny, 900-student Chattahoochee County Schools in the Columbus area told the Georgia Department of Education Friday that they will end on May 8. Two other school districts wil ...

News Georgia Education: Proposed bill hopes to raise high school dropout age in Georgia

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Proposed bill hopes to raise high school dropout age in Georgia
News source: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/education/bill-proposes-to-raise-high-school-dropout-age-in-georgia/85-df5667da-b165-4057-b652-130fa33bdc79

Georgia State Rep Erica Thomas (D), of Austell, introduced House Bill 783 which aims to raise the mandatory education age from 16 to 17. Students would essentially have to wait until they turn 17 to ...

News Georgia Education: University System of Georgia Selects Ocelot to Provide Financial Aid and Financial Literacy Video Content for all USG Colleges and Universities

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
University System of Georgia Selects Ocelot to Provide Financial Aid and Financial Literacy Video Content for all USG Colleges and Universities
News source: https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/colorado/university-system-of-georgia-selects-ocelot-to-provide-financial-aid/article_0928d0f7-acac-5b4b-8a2b-ac83f97f612a.html

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocelot, the nation's leading provider of financial aid and financial literacy educational content and related technologies for higher education, has been selected by

News Georgia Education: 5 upcoming events to enhance your knowledge during International Education Week

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
5 upcoming events to enhance your knowledge during International Education Week
News source: https://www.redandblack.com/culture/upcoming-events-to-enhance-your-knowledge-during-international-education-week/article_52a794da-0a8c-11ea-adf5-bfa5b7beea17.html

The department of International Student Life at the University of Georgia is hosting a week-long series of events guided to represent international students and teach others about diverse cultures around

News Georgia Education: Georgia dreamers fight for higher education

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Georgia dreamers fight for higher education
News source: https://www.11alive.com/video/news/education/georgia-dreamers-higher-education-video/85-a1745eb6-8a7d-43c5-a00c-88566d91fdc0

A DACA recipient who was brought to the U.S. at 5 years old tries over and over to find a way to go to college.

News Georgia Education: Georgia Gets $180 Million Federal Literacy Grant

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Georgia Gets $180 Million Federal Literacy Grant
News source: https://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2019/10/07/georgia-gets-180-million-federal-literacy-grant/

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Education has been awarded nearly $180 million to support literacy efforts in the state’s K-12 public schools through the federal Comprehensive Literacy ...

News Georgia Education: While some Georgia agencies cut jobs and programs, others get more

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
While some Georgia agencies cut jobs and programs, others get more
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/while-some-georgia-agencies-cut-jobs-and-programs-others-get-more/wvT1aI4RTVKDMECIWPgyfL/

“Education is seats in the desk ... Public Health, public defenders, the Georgia State Patrol, the GBI, most of the Department of Natural Resources, and the administration of K-12 schools and colleges ...

News Georgia Education: World Bank: Georgia will require sustained reforms in education sector (Exclusive)

Published on: Friday 13 September 2019
World Bank: Georgia will require sustained reforms in education sector (Exclusive)
News source: https://menafn.com/1099002490/World-Bank-Georgia-will-require-sustained-reforms-in-education-sector-Exclusive?src=Rss

Increased focus on education and the quality of human capital is a strategic priority for Georgia, World Bank (WB) toldTrend . The Bank has been supporting education reforms in Georgia for a long ...

News Georgia Education: 100 Best Public Elementary Schools In Georgia For 2020

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
100 Best Public Elementary Schools In Georgia For 2020
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/cumming/100-best-public-elementary-schools-georgia-2020

(Shutterstock) GEORGIA — Niche.com recently released ... from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ...

News Georgia Education: Georgia’s most enduring Republican sets an end date to a 45-year career

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Georgia’s most enduring Republican sets an end date to a 45-year career
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/georgia-most-enduring-republican-sets-end-date-year-career/MEoCGMALeFRg2EMs4nAbGL/

the party he helped give birth to in Georgia would nearly push him into permanent exile. Gov. Zell Miller, a Democrat and one-time foe, would bring him back to the great game when he appointed Isakson ...

News Georgia Education: Goodwill Southeast Georgia receives award, $75,000 grant

Published on: Sunday 01 September 2019
Goodwill Southeast Georgia receives award, $75,000 grant
News source: https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20190901/goodwill-southeast-georgia-receives-award-75000-grant

Recognized for its contributions to Savannah, Goodwill Southeast Georgia was awarded a 2019 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation.The award recognizes select nonprofit organizations that work to build self-sufficient families and more financially confident communities through financial education, financial counseling, career readiness/workforce development and small business/entrepreneurship, according to SunTrust.“The SunTrust Foundation is proud to

News Georgia Education: Top 25 Public Colleges 2019: The Best Education For $30,000 Less

Published on: Wednesday 14 August 2019
Top 25 Public Colleges 2019: The Best Education For $30,000 Less
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/madisonfernandez/2019/08/15/top-25-public-colleges-2019-the-best-education-for-30000-less/

The biggest jump comes from the Georgia Institute of Technology — known for its strong engineering programs — which moved up seven spots to No. 13 of the top public colleges. All five of the nation’s ...

News Georgia Education: Georgia College celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with 'Moon Party'

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Georgia College celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with 'Moon Party'
News source: https://www.13wmaz.com/article/life/georgia-college-celebrates-apollo-11-anniversary-with-moon-party/93-17b786eb-f9f4-4b26-8b77-7277657ea370

The Science and Education Center plans on bringing more exhibits like this to people across Central Georgia, educating people on everything from rockets to craters. ...

News Georgia Education: Opinion: Georgia charter schools strive to perform

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Opinion: Georgia charter schools strive to perform
News source: https://www.ajc.com/blog/get-schooled/opinion-georgia-charter-schools-strive-perform/tc9uxkDUG22QOAN1SqfQNI/

Tony Roberts, president and CEO of the Georgia Charter Schools Association, says charter schools are an important facet of public education in Georgia and one that provides families both quality and choice. 

News Georgia Education: Georgia on My Mind Concert: 'Old Town Road' Choral Cover & Bill Anderson Tribute Help Benefit Music Education

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Georgia on My Mind Concert: 'Old Town Road' Choral Cover & Bill Anderson Tribute Help Benefit Music Education
News source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/country/8520775/georgia-on-my-mind-concert-bill-anderson-highlights

The 6th annual Georgia On My Mind concert returned to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday evening (July 17), and included a wide roster of performances from Bill Anderson, Lindsay Ell, Riley Green, and Jamey Johnson.

News Georgia Education: Georgia School of Orthodontics Announces 100% American Board of Orthodontics Passage Rate

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/georgia-school-orthodontics-announces-100-123900805.html

Their 100% passage rate is a testament to their comprehensive knowledge of orthodontic study and practices, as well as to the exceptional education and training provided by Georgia School of ...

News Georgia Education: Netherlands manufacturer picks Georgia for first US location, $2M investment

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/06/05/netherlands-manufacturer-picks-georgia-for-first.html

A manufacturer based in the Netherlands plans to create more than two dozen jobs in Georgia as part of its entry into the ... BalanceBox and e-Box for various market segments including the education ...