State: Georgia

Overview

Georgia
Your Guide to Data and Services for Georgia

SREB works with Georgia policymakers, colleges and schools to help them improve education. From this page, find independent, accurate data, reliable best practices and ways to share scarce resources — plus details on how Georgia uses SREB’s targeted programs and services.

Georgia Members of the Board

Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia, Atlanta, ex officio (2019)
Matt Arthur, Deputy Commissioner, Technical College System of Georgia (2017)
Terry England, State Representative, Auburn (2020)
Erin Hames, Atlanta, (2019)
Jack Hill, State Senator, Reidsville (2018)

(Appointments to the Board are made by the Governor. Terms expire June 30 of the specified year.)

Georgia Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Terry England, State Representative, Auburn
Jack Hill, State Senator, Reidsville
Fran Millar, State Senator, Dunwoody

Publication October 20165 pages

Georgia
College Affordability Profile

To help policymakers assess and improve college affordability in their states, SREB provides tailored reports on the policies, programs and prices that drive affordability. Each member-state profile details net price at different types of institutions, state financial aid based on need or other factors, student borrowing, and percentage of family income needed to pay for college at different income levels.

Publication June 201640 pages(16E07-GA)

Georgia: Gauging Progress, Accelerating Pace

Gauging Progress, Accelerating Pace is the seventh biennial report to SREB states on their progress in meeting SREB’s Challenge to Lead goals for education. Each customized state report documents progress on both measurable outcomes and state policies. Through effective policy implementation, the goals can help states drive improvements in student achievement, high school graduation, college completion and workforce readiness.

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Publication May 20164 pages

Professional Learning
Georgia

SREB researchers gathered information on efforts in Georgia, particularly at the Georgia Department of Education, to foster effective professional learning on the state’s college- and career-readiness standards, the Georgia Standards of Excellence. In collaboration with SREB states and national experts, SREB identified a set of expected state actions — “look-fors” — in four areas of state leadership in professional learning.

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Blog post Quinton Granville Originally posted on the LDC.org blog.

Building Life Skills in a Middle School Classroom

Quinton A. Granville was a seventh-grade social studies and reading teacher for Atlanta Public Schools when this blog entry was written. He is now a literacy consultant at SREB. 

Quinton Granville has been using the Literacy Design Collaboration framework in his seventh-grade classroom for nearly a year. He says he’s come a long way since he was introduced to LDC through a districtwide initiative.