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

Brian Kemp, Governor of Georgia, Atlanta, ex officio (2023)
Matt Arthur, Commissioner, Technical College System of Georgia, Atlanta (2021)
Terry England, State Representative, Auburn (2020)
Jack Hill, State Senator, Reidsville (2018)
Fran Millar, former State Senator, Dunwoody (2019)

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

Georgia Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Robert Dickey, State Representative, Musella
Terry England, State Representative, Auburn
Jack Hill, State Senator, Reidsville

News SREB News Release

Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee Educators Win National Readiness Awards
Preparing students for college-credit courses

Educators from Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, and schools in Arkansas and Mississippi, in were honored this week with the Southern Regional Education Board’s Readiness awards. These national awards recognize outstanding teachers and leaders offering SREB’s Readiness Courses, which help underprepared students succeed in high school and postsecondary programs without the need for remediation.

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Schools Honored at the Making Schools Work Conference
2019 Gene Bottoms Pacesetter School Awards

Ten schools were recognized at the Making Schools Work Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, for their efforts to increase quality instruction and raise student achievement.

The Gene Bottoms Pacesetter Awards recognize schools that implement one of SREB’s Making Schools Work school improvement frameworks and are achieving success in increasing student graduation rates, readiness for college or careers, and credential attainment.

How did each each school achieved the award? Download the releases below for details.

Publication November 20188 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.

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Publication June 201840 pages(18E03-GA)

Georgia: Looking Closer

Looking Closer is the eighth 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.

FULL REPORT

DATA GRAPHICS SNAPSHOT

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Governor Edwards of Louisiana Re-Elected Chair of the Southern Regional Education Board
Chancellor Johnson of Oklahoma is vice chair

LAC officers are Senator Millar of Georgia and Representative Carney of Kentucky

Atlanta, Georgia — June 26, 2018 — Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana was re-elected to serve another one-year term as chair of the Southern Regional Education Board. He was re-elected at the organization’s annual meeting in Boca Raton, Florida, on Sunday.

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.