These efforts, led by the Office of the Governor in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent Woods, will address the English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics standards currently known as the Georgia Standards of Excellence.
We will continue to update this page as the standards process moves forward.
In July 2019, we released surveys on the Georgia Standards of Excellence for Mathematics and English Language Arts. Both surveys were made available to all stakeholders, including teachers, educational leaders, business/industry, and community members. In total, from July 23 to September 26, nearly 14,000 Georgians completed the math survey and more than 11,000 completed the ELA survey. Results and key findings are below. from their responses are below.
Key Findings from the ELA Survey
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Citizens Review Committee
The Citizens Review Committee is composed of 21 members appointed by the Governor and State School Superintendent, representing parents, students, business leaders, educators, and concerned citizens.
Click here for a report on the Citizens Review Committee's feedback.
Click here for an overview of the Citizens Review Committee's January 27, 2021 meeting.
Click here for an overview of the Citizens Review Committee's December 6, 2019 meeting.
Academic Review Committee
The Academic Review Committee is composed of 18 members appointed by the Governor and State School Superintendent, including business and industry partners, academic professionals, and leaders from K-12 schools and districts, the University and Technical College Systems of Georgia, the Department of Early Care and Learning, the Governor’s Office of Policy and Budget, the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Association of Curriculum and Instruction Supervisors, and the State Board of Education.
Updates & Resources