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GSBA Statement on QBE Increase

Governor Nathan Deal has increased the revenue estimate for FY '19 and most of the increase is going to K-12 education to end the austerity cut to the QBE formula. This will eliminate the final $166.7 million austerity measure still left in the k-12 public education budget.“The Georgia School Boards Association Board of Directors is pleased to receive this news and we extend our most sincere thanks to Governor Deal for leading this effort. We also appreciate the support of Appropriations Chairmen Sen. Jack Hill and Rep. Terry England as w


Special week honors Georgia’s school boards

Governor’s Proclamation declares 2018 School Board Appreciation Week MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.comFollow us on Facebook and Twitter.MAR. 12, 2018 – We join in a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members. March 12-16, 2018 is School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education. View the Governor’s Proclamation HERE.“Service to the local board of educat


Message Concerning Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Shooting

All,This past week has been difficult for us all as we struggle to comprehend what occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, we are all beyond saddened and heartbroken. The troubling and all too familiar but disturbing reality of mass shootings in schools has become more than a problem, it has become an epidemic.As we all grapple to understand our new reality and realize the changes that must be made, we at GSBA wanted to make sure you were aware of resources that might be useful to you in making those chan


GA education officials to attend GSBA/GSSA Annual Conf.& Vision Summit

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843November 27, 2017- Approximately 700 local school board members and superintendents are expected to attend the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA), Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) 2017 Annual Conference, Vision Summit (December 1-2) and pre-conference training activities (November 29-30) at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.Featured keynote speakers include: Bill Curry, NFL player, coach, author, speaker and leader; John Couch


Announcing Student Video Contest Winners!

The Georgia School Boards Association is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Student Video Contest!In partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign; GSBA sponsors a student video contest for public high school students all over the state. This year’s theme was “Student Achievement: What does it look like.”The GSBA Awards committee, who judged the videos on how well they addressed the topic, as well as the quality of the production and the creativity of the video, did the judging. The videos were all on