Posts Tagged ‘HB 186’

Education Career Cluster Meeting to be Held Tomorrow

ATLANTA – State Representative Steve Davis (R-McDonough), State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and staff from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) will hold an Education Career Cluster Advisory meeting TOMORROW, November 30, at 4:00 PM at the Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive SW, in Conyers, Georgia. (more…)

Karla Drenner to Serve on Panel for Upcoming Town Hall Meeting on Soft Skills in Education

ATLANTA – State Representative Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) will serve on the panel for a Town Hall Meeting on Soft Skills in Education on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The event will take place at DeKalb Technical College and will provide a unique opportunity for the public to help create an effective set of skill lessons to ensure Georgia students are prepared to achieve success in the workplace. (more…)

General Assembly Passes Legislation to Ensure Career and College Readiness

ATLANTA – The Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 186 on Thursday, April 14, 2011, by a vote of 154 to 4 in the House and a vote of 53 to 0 in the Senate. Sponsored by State Representatives Randy Nix (R-LaGrange) and Steve Davis (R-McDonough), this legislation establishes broader education options for high school students to ensure their career and college readiness by requiring a stronger coordination between high schools, colleges, and technical schools. (more…)