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   12/20/2011
       Statement from Superintendent Dr. John Barge Regarding the Dougherty County School System Cheating Investigation
   12/13/2011
       2011 Georgia Schools of Excellence Named
   11/30/2011
       Career Clusters/Pathways Kick-Off Event (Video)
   11/16/2011
       Georgia Principal Wins National Terrel H. Bell Award
   11/16/2011
       Letter from State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge on Parent Involvement Day
   11/15/2011
       Georgia Formally Submits No Child Left Behind Waiver Application
   11/2/2011
       2011 Final AYP Determinations Available
   11/1/2011
       Georgia's Students Show Steady Growth on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
   10/31/2011
       “Feed My School for a Week” Pilot Program Launched
   10/26/2011
       Wanda Barrs to Host State Board of Education Eighth District Public Hearing
   10/21/2011
       Clayton County Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
   10/18/2011
       Superintendent Barge Names Student Advisory Council Members
   9/28/2011
       Superintendent Barge Presents First Fountain Award
   9/26/2011
       State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge Discusses the No Child Left Behind Waiver and Career Pathways
   9/21/2011
       Georgia Seeks Alternative to No Child Left Behind
   9/20/2011
       GaDOE to host Common Core Georgia Performance Standards Telecast for Teachers
   9/15/2011
       2011 National Blue Ribbon Schools Named
   9/14/2011
       SAT: Georgia Has 5th Highest Participation Rate in the U.S.
   9/7/2011
       GaDOE Research Shows Student Attendance Significantly Impacts Student Achievement
   9/6/2011
       Georgia Virtual School Increases Opportunities for Students
   8/31/2011
       Georgia Teacher of the Year Featured on CBS News
   8/17/2011
       More Georgia Students Demonstrating College and Career Readiness on ACT
   8/15/2011
       Superintendent Barge Seeks Student Advisors
   8/12/2011
       New Video: Georgia's Bob Swiggum Wins 2010 State Data Leader Award
   7/21/2011
       State Releases 2011 Adequate Yearly Progress Results
   7/20/2011
       Georgia Students Show Improvement on End-of-Course Tests (UPDATED 8/17/11)
   7/12/2011
       GaDOE Summer GAEL Conference Presentation
   7/7/2011
       Superintendent Dr. John Barge Interviewed on Fox News about APS Cheating
   7/6/2011
       CRCT Results Improve in Almost Every Grade and Subject Area (Updated 7/6)
   7/5/2011
       Statement from State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Student Achievement Kathleen Mathers Regarding the APS Cheating Investigation
   6/28/2011
       State Board of Education Approves Charters for 11 Former Commission Schools
   6/23/2011
       2011 Learning Resources Evaluation Sites Named
   6/23/2011
       Georgia Pathway to Language and Literacy Conference
   6/15/2011
       Georgia Department of Education Partners with NASA to Launch Workshops for Teachers
   6/6/2011
       Graduation Test Scores Increase in English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies (Updated 6/6/11)
   5/19/2011
       View the GaDOE Spring 2011 Newsletter
   5/16/2011
       Statement from State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge Regarding the Supreme Court's Ruling on the Charter Schools Commission
   5/6/2011
       2012 Georgia Teacher of the Year Named
   5/6/2011
       State Board of Education Approves Waiver Requests for School Systems Impacted by Violent Storms
   5/4/2011
       Article from Superintendent Barge's Visit to Dalton
   4/27/2011
       Superintendent's Teacher and Student Advisory Councils
   4/26/2011
       Free High School Graduation Test Remediation Offered to Students
   4/13/2011
       State Board of Education Approves Plan to Phase Out Graduation Test
   4/4/2011
       Georgia Virtual School Registration Now Open
   3/28/2011
       Will changing course on math lower curriculum standards?
   3/14/2011
       State Board of Education Approves Math Changes
   3/1/2011
       2012 Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced
   2/28/2011
       Superintendent John Barge Discusses the Math Curriculum on Fox 5
   2/24/2011
       ANNOUNCEMENT: IDEA STATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
   2/16/2011
       Georgia Department of Education’s Bob Swiggum Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Supporting Use of Data to Improve Student Achievement
   2/9/2011
       Georgia Ranks 11th in the Nation on Advanced Placement Exams
   2/8/2011
       Winter GAEL Presentation
   2/3/2011
       2010 Georgia Schools of Excellence Named
   1/20/2011
       Title I Distinguished Schools and Districts Awarded
   1/18/2011
       AJC Profile of Superintendent Barge
   1/10/2011
       Dr. John Barge Becomes Georgia’s 21st State School Superintendent
   1/5/2011
       345 Georgia Schools Awarded for Outstanding Achievement
   12/20/2010
       State Board of Education Approves Deputy Superintendent for Turnaround Schools
   12/8/2010
       Georgia Students Show Positive Gains on High School Writing Test
   12/6/2010
       Georgia Teacher Named 2011 National Language Teacher of the Year
   12/4/2010
       GSBA Presentation
   12/3/2010
       State Superintendent-Elect John Barge Names Superintendent Bryant to be Vice-Chair of Transition Advisory Committee
   11/29/2010
       State Board Member Mr. Allen Rice to Host Public Hearing for Twelfth Congressional District, December 2, 2010 in Vidalia
   11/4/2010
       Fall 2010 Edition of the GaDOE Source Newsletter
   11/1/2010
       Two Educators Get $25,000 Surprise
   10/26/2010
       Superintendent Bryant Names Parent Advisory Council Members
   10/26/2010
       State Graduation Rate Soars Above 80 Percent
   10/19/2010
       Governor Launches the Georgia S.H.A.P.E. Partnership
   10/19/2010
       Statement from Superintendent Brad Bryant Regarding 2010 Broad Prize Winner: Gwinnett County Public Schools
   10/18/2010
       Superintendent Bryant Names Student Advisory Council Members
   10/15/2010
       Results of AYP Amended Report Now Available
   9/30/2010
       Georgia Outpacing the Nation on Advanced Placement Results
   9/13/2010
       SAT: Senior Class Larger, More Diverse Than Ever Before
   9/10/2010
       Georgia Department of Education’s School Nutrition Program and USDA Announce 2010-2011 Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
   9/9/2010
       2010 National Blue Ribbon Schools Named
   9/9/2010
       State Board of Education Adopts Local School Board Governance Standards and Model Ethics Policy
   8/26/2010
       Georgia Principal Named 2011 MetLife/NASSP National High School Principal of the Year
   8/24/2010
       Georgia Wins Race to the Top
   8/20/2010
       Erin Hames Named GaDOE Chief of Staff
   8/18/2010
       Fewer Georgia Schools in Needs Improvement Status
   8/18/2010
       ACT Scores Show Steady Gains
   8/18/2010
       Statement from State Board of Education Chair Wanda Barrs and State School Superintendent Brad Bryant regarding CRCT Investigations
   8/18/2010
       Superintendent Bryant and SBOE Recognize Excellence in Education
   8/11/2010
       Superintendent Bryant Seeks Student Advisors
   8/9/2010
       GaDOE School Nutrition Director Named 2010-2011 School Nutrition Association President
   8/5/2010
       President Honors Georgia School for the Deaf Parent with 2010 Citizens Medal
   8/5/2010
       CRCT Results Show Progress (UPDATED 7/8)
   7/27/2010
       Georgia Selected as Finalist for Second Round of Race to the Top Grants
   7/8/2010
       State Board of Education Adopts Common Core State Standards
   7/1/2010
       Brad Bryant Becomes Georgia’s 20th State School Superintendent
   6/29/2010
       Kathy Cox's New Contact Information
   6/23/2010
       Learning Resources Evaluation Sites Named
   6/23/2010
       School-, System- and State-level CRCT Scores
   6/16/2010
       Governor Perdue to Appoint Brad Bryant as State School Superintendent
   6/15/2010
       Op-Ed by State Board of Education Chair Wanda Barrs: Common Core State Standards are Good for Georgia
   6/7/2010
       GaDOE Chief of Staff Leaving Georgia to Coordinate the Next Generation of Science Standards
   6/2/2010
       K-12 Common Core State Standards Released
   5/24/2010
       State Board of Education Allows Local Class Size Flexibility
   5/17/2010
       Superintendent Kathy Cox Leaving Georgia to Lead New National Education Organization
   5/14/2010
       2011 Georgia Teacher of the Year Named
   5/12/2010
       More Students Scoring at Advanced Levels on Graduation Test (UPDATED 6/9)
   5/3/2010
       Georgia Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week
   4/30/2010
       Superintendent Cox Launches GaDOE iTunes University Site
   4/15/2010
       GaDOE and GPB Partnership Wins National Award
   4/7/2010
       Georgia Schools to Receive More Than $122 Million in School Improvement Grants
   3/29/2010
       Statement from Superintendent Kathy Cox Regarding Race to the Top
   3/24/2010
       NAEP Scores Show More 8th Graders At Higher Reading Levels
   3/8/2010
       Op-Ed by Superintendent Kathy Cox: Invest Now for Our Future Success
   3/4/2010
       Statement from Superintendent Kathy Cox Regarding Georgia's Selection as a Finalist for Race to the Top Funds
   3/3/2010
       Superintendent Kathy Cox Featured in District Administration Magazine
   3/1/2010
       Georgia a Leader in College- and Career-readiness
   2/24/2010
       Statement from Superintendent Kathy Cox Regarding the Budget and Shortening the School Year
   2/22/2010
       2011 Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced
   2/16/2010
       Georgia has 12th Highest Percent of Seniors Scoring a 3 or Higher on AP Exams
   2/11/2010
       Statement from Superintendent Kathy Cox Regarding GOSA's CRCT Analysis
   2/2/2010
       Georgia Virtual School Registration Open for 2010-2011 School Year
   1/29/2010
       GaDOE to Offer FREE Online High School Graduation Test Remediation
   1/26/2010
       Superintendent Cox Names Parent Advisory Council
   1/20/2010
       Superintendent Cox's Presentation to the Joint House and Senate Appropriations Committees
   1/13/2010
       Georgia #4 in New Ranking of Charter School Laws
   1/7/2010
       327 Georgia Schools Awarded for Outstanding Achievement
   12/19/2009
       View the December 2009/January 2010 GaDOE Newsletter
   12/18/2009
       State Board of Education to Hold Called Meeting
   12/16/2009
       Georgia Recognized for Improving Low-Performing Schools
   12/14/2009
       Superintendent Cox's Statement on Charter Schools Commission Vote
   12/7/2009
       Superintendent Cox's Georgia School Boards/Superintendents Association Presentation
   12/2/2009
       Georgia Receives High Marks for Educational Data System
   11/19/2009
       Article on National Parent Involvement Day (November 19th)
   11/16/2009
       Georgia Teacher Wins National Award and $25,000
   11/16/2009
       Annual Performance Report on Georgia’s Efforts to Meet the Requirements of IDEA
   11/6/2009
       2009 Georgia Schools of Excellence Named
   11/4/2009
       Title I Distinguished Schools and Districts Awarded
   11/2/2009
       Superintendent Cox Names Student Advisory Council
   10/22/2009
       Article on National School Bus Safety Week by State Superintendent Kathy Cox
   10/21/2009
       H1N1/Pandemic Flu Information (Updated 5/24/10)
   10/14/2009
       Georgia Students Show Significant Improvement on National Assessment
   10/12/2009
       Article on National School Lunch Week by State Superintendent Kathy Cox
   10/1/2009
       FINAL AYP REPORT: Graduation Rate Rises to 78.9%
   9/29/2009
       Schools Recognized for Achievement, Improvement
   9/15/2009
       2009 National Blue Ribbon Schools Named
   9/9/2009
       Barrow County Educator Named National Principal of the Year
   9/8/2009
       Home School Students and Governor's Honors
   9/8/2009
       Superintendent Cox Launches New Teacher Tools
   9/3/2009
       President Obama's "Back to School" Address to Students
   8/25/2009
       SAT: Georgia's Minority Students Outperform Nation
   8/19/2009
       ACT Participation Jumps; Scores Hold Steady
   8/14/2009
       Superintendent Cox and SBOE Recognize Excellence in Education
   8/10/2009
       Superintendent Cox Seeks Student Advisors
   7/28/2009
       State Board Approves Flexibility for "School Year" for Certified Staff
   7/23/2009
       State Board to Hold Called Meeting July 28
   7/14/2009
       More Than 79% of Schools Make AYP
   7/9/2009
       State Board Accepts CRCT Audit Findings
   7/6/2009
       "ExPreSS" Program Serves Thousands of Students
   6/22/2009
       Called State Board Meeting on Wednesday
   6/19/2009
       2009 Learning Resources Evaluation Sites and Times
   6/5/2009
       CRCT Scores Increase in All Areas (Updated 7/7)
   5/29/2009
       State Board of Education Changes Meeting Schedule
   5/27/2009
       State Board to Hold One-Day Meeting on March 12
   5/15/2009
       2010 Georgia Teacher of the Year Named (Updated 5/18)
   5/14/2009
       Mary Sue Polleys Steps Down From State Board
   5/13/2009
       Graduation Test Scores Continue to Improve (updated 6/8)
   5/11/2009
       Georgia's "Race to the Top" by State Superintendent Kathy Cox
   5/5/2009
       Georgia Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-9)
   5/4/2009
       Georgia Celebrates National Charter Schools Week
   5/1/2009
       GaDOE Launches Stimulus Website
   5/1/2009
       Superintendent Cox on Clayton Co. Accreditation
   4/28/2009
       State Board Approves Stimulus Funding
   4/13/2009
       Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports (updated May 26, 2010)
   4/7/2009
       Georgia Receives $8.9 Million Grant to Improve Education Data System
   4/2/2009
       Superintendent Cox Receives Army Commendation
   3/25/2009
       Georgia Leads the Nation in Educational Technology
   3/10/2009
       State Seeks Input on Special Education
   2/26/2009
       February "GaDOE Source"
   2/20/2009
       Atlanta's Beverly Hall is National Superintendent of the Year
   2/9/2009
       2010 Teacher of the Year Finalists Named
   2/5/2009
       Superintendent Names "AP Honor Schools"
   2/4/2009
       AP Report: Georgia is 15th in Nation
   2/1/2009
       Byrd Scholarship Deadline Extended for Home School Students
   1/31/2009
       Superintendent Cox: Free SAT Prep Course Raises Scores
   1/8/2009
       Gwinnett County Gets State's First "IE2" Contract
   12/19/2008
       "GaDOE Source" Launches
   12/17/2008
       Georgia Wins National Charter School Award
   12/11/2008
       Superintendent Names Student Advisory Council
   12/11/2008
       Title I Distinguished Schools and Districts Awarded
   11/25/2008
       High School Writing Scores Rise (Updated 12/2/08)
   11/21/2008
       2008 Georgia Schools of Excellence Named
   11/19/2008
       State Report Card Released; 279 Schools Awarded
   10/7/2008
       Two Educators Get $25,000 Surprise
   10/3/2008
       Wanda Barrs Receives "Friend of Extension" Award
   9/30/2008
       Georgia's Graduation Rate Jumps to 75.4 Percent (AYP Update)
   9/23/2008
       Independent audit gives state tests high marks
   9/16/2008
       Georgia to Participate in National Readiness Effort
   9/10/2008
       Donations to the State Schools
   9/9/2008
       Eight National Blue Ribbon Schools Named
   9/9/2008
       Schools Awarded for Achievement and Improvement
   9/3/2008
       State Launches Hurricane Preparedness Website
   8/28/2008
       Morgan County Educator Named Principal of the Year
   8/28/2008
       Statement from Superintendent Kathy Cox Regarding Clayton County Schools Accreditation
   8/26/2008
       2008 SAT Results Highlight Need for Rigor
   8/22/2008
       GaDOE’s School Nutrition Program and USDA Announce 2008-09 Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
   8/15/2008
       Georgia Makes Progress with IDEA
   8/13/2008
       CRCT Retest Scores Show Improvement
   8/13/2008
       Georgia ACT Scores Rise as Nation Slips
   8/6/2008
       Superintendent Cox Seeks Student Advisors
   7/25/2008
       AYP Report Shows Progress
   7/8/2008
       112 High Performance Principals Named
   7/1/2008
       Georgia Approved to Use "Differentiated Accountability"
   6/26/2008
       2008 Learning Resources Evaluation Sites and Times
   6/23/2008
       State/District/School-level CRCT Results
   6/10/2008
       Scores Rise, Gap Closes on New CRCT (UPDATED 6/23)
   5/21/2008
       Update on Social Studies CRCT Results
   5/20/2008
       Superintendent Cox's Statement on Preliminary CRCT Results
   5/12/2008
       Leanne Maule from Cartersville High School Selected as 2009 Georgia Teacher of the Year
   5/7/2008
       Superintendent Cox on Teacher Recognition Week
   4/25/2008
       Students Perform Well on Graduation Tests (Updated 5/23)
   4/3/2008
       Advisory Panel to Study School Board Governance
   4/3/2008
       Georgia Shows Strong Gains on National Writing Test
   3/25/2008
       Read the March GaDOE Newsletter
   3/18/2008
       Georgia will seek NCLB Flexibility
   3/18/2008
       Superintendent Cox on School Board Appreciation Week
   2/29/2008
       February GaDOE Newsletter
   2/27/2008
       Superintendent Speaks at National Economics Summit
   2/22/2008
       Superintendent's Statement on Clayton Co. Accreditation
   2/18/2008
       Information on Hallmark/Westland Beef Recall (Updated 3/12)
   2/14/2008
       2009 Teacher of the Year Finalists Named
   2/13/2008
       Georgia is a Leader in Advanced Placement
   2/13/2008
       Update on Concerns about Meat Products (UPDATED 2/15)
   2/8/2008
       Schools Honored for Advanced Placement Success (UPDATED 2/15/08)
   1/25/2008
       Input Sought on Career & Technical Education
   1/15/2008
       More Than 250 Schools Receive State Academic Awards
   1/15/2008
       Superintendent Names 23 Schools of Excellence