HB 58 Moves From Education to Governmental Affairs Committee

Update on HB 58: The bill was moved out of the Education Committee and to Governmental Affairs Hearing in Subcommittee of Governmental Affairs Committee tomorrow at 4PM. Meeting Notice: http://www.house.ga.gov/…/G…/021417local%20governmentsub.pdf This session is flying by, we are on Day 17 tomorrow…and Crossover Day has moved from Day 30 to Day…

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Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

On May 6th, Kaitlyn Kern of Dunwoody, a student at Peachtree Charter Middle School was honored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust at the Georgia Capitol for her story, “Little Did I Know”.  Kaitlyn was recognized during The 2016 Days of Remembrance, a ceremony memorializing the memory of the…

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Taylor Speaks: HR 4 (previously HR-486) – Independent School System Constitutional Amendment

HR-4 (2015- 2016 session) was previously introduced as  HR-486 (2013-2014 session), is a constitutional amendment that would essentially repeal a ban on any establishment of additional independent school districts.  This ban was put in place by a constitutional amendment enacted in 1945. Currently Georgia has 180 public school systems, 159…

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Taylor Votes: SB 18 – Rewarding our Veterans in Education

Tom’s vote:  YES SB 18 requires the Technical College System of Georgia to establish policies for granting academic credit to active duty military or veteran students for college-level learning acquired prior to their enrollment. Training and experience from military service must be substantially related to the coursework credit given by…

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