An increasing number of U.S. states wants to boost civics education in America’s public schools.
Dual Enrollment programs take center stage at the Newton College & Career Academy Thursday night, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the academy’s lecture hall as both Georgia Perimeter College and Georgia Piedmont Technical College offer guidance on respective dual enrollment programs.
It’s a busy month of exciting events in local school systems from Rockdale east to Morgan. Put the DOE data, much of which has not been updated since fiscal year 2011, on the shelf. Here’s the real story.
I was an accidental tourist recently in one of the best kept secrets in public education, the new biotechnology labs at Jasper County High School.
In response to feedback from a member of management at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to recent column I will cover a small piece of the 2014 Leaders & Laggards report issued by the U.S. Chamber on K-12 education.
Hard-working students in Georgia may leave high school with HOPE dollars and find a way to affordable two-year college programs of study with a high degree of transferability to four-year completion. The possibilities in 2014 are more than endless; they are wide open.
Late testing may boost the annual scorecard of an individual school, but it leaves many students in the lurch – the result of bad education practice and doing what’s best for schools, not students.
It’s tedious but worth it – quality academic advisement. It takes a lot of time and even more listening.
What’s so great about dual enrollment students? A lot.
As students head back to school, Rockdale Career Academy ratchets up workforce development with a new partnership aimed at graduating firefighters eligible for local employment.