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The 2017 Media Symposium was held at Georgia Public Broadcasting, Friday, January 6. More than 25 reporters braved the cold, stormy day to attend the annual event.

2018 Media Symposium, January 5


PowerPoint Presentations


Dana Rickman (GPEE) - Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2018


Eric Thomas (Chief Turnaround Officer) - Impacting Georgia's Future


Allison Timberlake (GA DOE) - ESSA Overview - Accountability and Assessments


Superintendent Richards Woods - Public Education in Georgia - A Status Report


Alan Richard (Veteran Education Writer) - Equity/Fairness for All Children

The videotape of the session will be posted next week.


Coverage from the 2017 Symposium


WABE-Radio - Strength of the region's workforce could depend on adult education

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Georgia's 2017 Teacher of the Year didn't plan to be a teacher

Athens Banner-Herald - Gaines Elementary again on governor’s ‘failing schools’ list

Insider Advantage Georgia - The economics of education in Georgia

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - High college costs hurting Georgia economy

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - If Georgia teachers are skeptical about governor's 2 percent pay raise, here's why

Education Dive - In era of fiscal concern, colleges look to new degree programs to boost bottom lines

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - What are the top ten education issues in Georgia?

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Here's why some schools receiving state intervention improve and others don't