Who says?

The Georgia Partnership will not be conducting a regular analysis of day to day activities of the 2015 General Assembly.  We will leave that to the experienced hands found in other organizations.  Below you will find links to them:

Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Political Insider with Jim Galloway

Georgia Association of Educational Leaders

Georgia PTA

Georgia Public Broadcasting 

Georgia School Boards Association

Georgia School Superintendents Association

Other Helpful Links

Georgia General Assembly

Georgia House of Representatives

Georgia State Senate

Education Issues in the 2015 Session

A regular feature of the Georgia Partnership’s annual Media Symposium is a panel discussion featuring legislators and others who can provide expert analysis of the upcoming session.  Here, Rep. Mike Dudgeon- R (right), Vice Chairman, Education Committee, House of Representatives, and Rep. Stacey Abrams - D (center), House Minority Leader, address the media audience at the 2015 Symposium held at Georgia Public Broadcasting January 9.  Michael O’Sullivan (left), State Director, Students First, served as moderator.

Articles of Interest

Bill would prevent 4-year-olds from kindergarten
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 29)

Bill allowing early access to college advances in Senate
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 29 - Full article subscriber protected)

Ga. lawmaker wants history books to highlight America
Morris News Service (January 29)

House leaders signal they want school bus drivers to keep health insurance
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 28)

Legislative tip sheet: Press the restart button
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 26)

Legislative update week 2: Education, cannabis oil, transportation
LaGrange News (January 22)

The budget shows what the state really wants to do
Columbia County News-Times (January 20)

Blackmon: More input needed on appointing state school superintendent
Athens Banner-Herald (January 19)

Sen. Hill introducing bill to allow governor to select superintendent
Marietta Daily Journal (January 17)

Charter solution is part of the education mix
Charter Confidential (January 16)

2015 Legislative Preview 
Creative Loafing (January 16)

Deal outlines big changes ahead for Georgia’s public schools
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (January 14)

A Look At Some Education Issues To Be Considered During the 2015 Legislative Session
Peach Pundit (January 13)

In Inaugural Speech, Deal Stresses Education and Jobs; Transportation Not Mentioned
WABE-Radio (January 13)

Middle schooler's idea to lower minimum age for Georgia Senate from 25 to 21 introduced as bill
Morris News Service (January 13)