Educator training programs in Georgia would not contain diversity, equity and inclusion terms, if the Georgia Professional Standards Commission decides this month to remove them.
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Initiative Aims to Improve GA Teens’ Financial Literacy
Aiming to close the financial literacy divide among teens and young adults, one investment company has set a goal of reaching one million of them by 2025.
Georgia University System Holds Line on Tuition as Chancellor Warns of Economic Headwinds
Most Georgia college students will pay about the same tuition and fees this fall, but University System of Georgia Chancellor Sonny Perdue warned that a state budget cut could put college presidents in a tough position.
Report: Older Foster Youths Lean Toward Higher Ed
Children who stay in foster care beyond age 18 are likely to pursue higher education, according to the Fostering in Youth Transitions 2023 report by the Annie E Casey Foundation.
Right to Repair Chromebooks Could Save GA Schools $63 Million
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund is urging Google to allow Chromebook owners a right to repair the devices and extend their life span, reducing e-waste and saving money for schools in Georgia and across the country.
In Public Comment Period, Commissioners Who Could Delete ‘Diversity’ From Lessons Filter Out Public
The members of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, which oversees educator training rules, have been getting a lot of emails ahead of the Thursday meeting in which they voted unanimously to remove references to diversity from Georgia’s teacher standards.
Group Explores Ways to Have Difficult Conversations in Divisive Times
At a time when it’s easy to find something to disagree about, whether it’s politics or social issues, one organization is working to help others have more productive conversations about divisive topics.
Latino Youth Struggle With Sense of Belonging in School
Latino youth in middle and high school have a lower sense of belonging at school and in the community overall when compared with white peers.
Georgia K-12 Panel Could Soon Erase ‘Woke’ Words Like ‘Diverse’ From Training Rules
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?
Parents Tend to Choose Their Children’s Schools Based on Their Own Educational Experience
Faced with a growing number of options for where to enroll their children in school, parents quickly narrow their choices based on their own educational experience as students.