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2020 GAE Day at the Capitol

February 20th
8am to 3pm

Registration is now open to attend our 2020 GAE Day at the Capitol. It will take place from 8:00am - 3:00pm in the Empire Room on the 20th floor of the Sloppy Floyd Building, West Tower, located at 200 Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta.  If you are interested in taking on a greater role in advocacy around public education issues impacting our state, we need you there.

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A GAE Election is taking place now through 9 p.m., February 15, 2020

The election is for GAE Retired Delegates to the GAE RA. All GAE Retired members are eligible to vote in this election.   Beginning this year, we are using an outside vendor, Election-America, to conduct our online elections.  You should be receiving an email from them on voting specifics.  The email is legitimate.  You can also access the voting information by clicking on the GAE Online Elections icon.  This will take you to Elections-America to vote.  This is your chance to have a say in YOUR Association!  VOTE!

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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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November 1, 2019

Educators looking for Kemp to keep promise on salary raises

“There are always reports of the need for teachers here and there throughout the state and it seems to be increasing.  That is why it is critical that Georgia stay competitive in attracting and retaining quality, trained teachers.  GAE will be advocating during the 2020 legislative session for Gov. Kemp and our legislature to, at a minimum, complete the promise made by the governor to give the state’s teachers a $5,000 raise.”  -- GAE President Charlotte Booker

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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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