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Governor:Brian Kemp
Superintendent of Schools:Richard Woods
Quality Counts state grade:C
Pre-K-12 enrollment:1,744,437
Number of school districts:221
Number of public schools:2,352
Number of public school teachers:111,470
Unadjusted education spending per student:$9,202
Percent minority students:58.2%
Percent of students eligible for free/reduced price lunch:62.4%
Percent of students with disabilities:11.2%
Percent of English-language learners:5.6%
NAEP Mathematics 2015 percent proficient
4th grade math:35.4%
8th grade math:31.1%
NAEP Reading 2015 percent proficient
4th grade reading:32.2%
8th grade reading:35.4%

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Georgia state leaders will not ask local schools to delay face-to-face instruction until after Labor Day.
July 23, 2020 – AP
No place in Georgia has suffered a higher rate of coronavirus cases than Dougherty County. And the school system, largely rural and poor, is in the middle of it.
May 13, 2020 – Education Week
As some states move to jump-start economies shut down by the coronavirus, most are keeping their school buildings shuttered. What makes schools such an outlier?
April 23, 2020 – Education Week
Setting districtwide priorities for SEL and supporting teachers is essential to ensuring consistency, says Atlanta’s director of social-emotional learning in this Q&A.
April 8, 2020 – Education Week
Educational Opportunities and Performance in Georgia
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 22, 2020 – Quality Counts
Students locked out of their school's computer systems. Educators unable to get access to some students' records. Parents receiving emails asking that they return their children's laptops.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
Learn how four teachers used new ed-tech tools to improve student engagement, differentiate learning, deploy better assessments, and communicate more effectively with parents.
April 24, 2019 – Education Week
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019 – Quality Counts

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