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Educators will be on the lookout again for voucher legislation

GAE will ensure that when, not if, vouchers again are introduced, legislators will hear the people from whom passage of such legislation would impact.  GAE will ensure they hear our local teachers, administrators, parents and community members who will all lose funding for their respective schools, should vouchers pass.”  -- GAE President Charlotte Booker

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GAE Inaugural Legislative Lobbying Workshop

On Saturday, December 7, GAE, along with our partner Rep GA Institute* (repga.org), will present How a Bill Becomes a Law in Georgia at the Doubletree Hotel Northlake. This 6-hour workshop will explore 2020 legislative priorities including voucher bills and what you can do to fight to protect public education.

Join us and be on the frontline of advocating for improvements in Georgia's education policy. 

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November 13, 2019

Use Your Talents to Serve On a GAE Committee

There are multiple ways to lend your time and talents to your association.  One is by serving on one of GAE's state constitutional committees.  Please take a moment to review the various committees and what they do.  When interested, please submit the form and you will be contacted about your interest.  Thank you again for being a member of GAE!

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November 11, 2019

The 2020 census matters for every student. Here’s why.

The importance of the U.S. Census to the well-being of children and the strength of their public schools cannot be overstated.

An accurate census count is the critical first step to helping educators address the needs of every child who walks through their doors. The census count happens only once every 10 years; when we undercount young children, the consequences can last most of their childhood.

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October 23, 2019

States Take On ‘Lunch Shaming’, But Child Nutrition Still Under Threat

Incidents of “lunch shaming”—practices that stigmatize students whose meal accounts have a negative balance—have drawn a lot of attention in the news and on social media in recent years.  Stories like these have fueled efforts at the local, state, and federal level to ban stigmatizing practices such as lunch shaming, and many have been successful.

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KNOW Magazine


Volume 17, Issue 3:
Read about Emerging Trends in Public Education, Your GAE Board of Directors’ Focus for 2019-20, Read Across America Rebrand, How To Do An ESSA Checklist for Your School and much, much more!

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Your Featured Benefits

Joining NEA edCommunities means sharing your commitment and dedication through an open exchange of strengths and resources with thousands of other education professionals. Free and open to all, NEA edCommunities is driven by you to foster student success.

Download the My Deals App Today! You can get your deals on-the-go with your My Deals app. Simply download from the App Store or Google Play. There is no printing required – you simply show your phone and save. The My Deals app uses geo-location technology that pulls in deals based on your location. Whether you’re in Atlanta, Savannah,  Augusta or Macon,  you’ll be given an automatic download of merchants near you. But it doesn’t stop there. These mobile deals are available for you nationwide. It’s so easy to use and a great way to put your GAE member benefits to good use.

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(This Webinar was originally recorded on October 9, 2019/Sign-in Req.)