OPINION: President’s Proposal to End Federal Afterschool Funding Would Cause ‘Catastrophic Harm to Students,...
“If Congress agrees to the President’s FY2020 budget proposal to eliminate federal funding for afterschool, programs will close."
The bill ultimately did not pass out of the Senate before Crossover Day, but it divided the Republican delegation.
Trump Administration Unveils Plan for Historic Investment in America’s Students through Education Freedom Scholarships
""No student should feel stuck in a school that just isn't working for them, or feel hopeless because they live on the 'wrong' side of town" -- Betsy Devos
This program reimburses institutions that serve nutritious after-school snacks and/or a supper meal to children up to 18 years old in a structured environment after-school.
GSLA is designed to support school leaders working to achieve positive, transformational school-level change. During a year-long cohort experience, participants receive in-depth leadership training and support through a combination of in-person meetings, coaching and mentorship from a former Georgia principal, and opportunities to network with fellow principals who are also working to transform their schools.
Under a new bill filed in the Georgia House of Representatives, parents who want to pull their children out of public school to instead homeschool would have to provide additional documentation to the school and prove the transition is not to avoid legal obligations.
From last week:
It's all a result of a report that found “substantial misunderstanding remains at the local level among officials and educators concerning (FERPA), and in particular its application to school-based threats.”
A newly released study of Georgia’s charter school facility and financing environment finds that Georgia charter schools pay more than their traditional district school and national charter school counterparts for less adequate facilities