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Searching for more  information, facts and figures on public education and school boards? Look here for links, statistics and reports that will help answer your questions.

Hot legislative issues, pesky educational acronyms, stats on Georgia’s school board members, special reports on public education — it’s all here at your fingertips.

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2018 Candidates Brochure – A look at the 2018 candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Superintendent of Schools. GSBA, along with our partner associations, asked the candidates a set of 5 questions that address educational issues in Georgia. See their responses here.

Eight Characteristics of Effective School Boards – published by the Center on Education Policy

Educational Acronyms – Learn the ins and outs of AYP, IEP and all of the pesky acronyms used in education.

Educationary – An explanation of common terms used in education.

Financing Georgia’s Schools, A 2015 Briefing by Georgia State University

Georgia DOE – Student Growth Model – Information on the Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) initiative.

HB 338 Town Hall Conference Call – Audio Link from the conference call on March 6, 2017

Quick Facts on Georgia Public Education – Read the Georgia Department of Education’s fact sheet.

Seven Questions Boards Should Ask about School Leadership -published by the National Association of State Boards of Education

Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2018 – published by GPEE

School Board Compensation – What school board members are paid and/or reimbursed for meetings to fulfill their responsibilities.

School Board Elections – Information on whether elections are partisan or non-partisan as well as when Board Chair Elections are held.

Board Meeting Schedules (Dates and Times)

Boards Profile Information