United States Department of Education
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA)
This agency provides meaningful education information to stakeholders across Georgia. It focuses on all levels of education, from pre-kindergarten centers to higher education institutions. Parents, educators, business leaders, and community activists alike are able to use this information to help support and improve education statewide to build a more educated Georgia.
Georgia Virtual Schools (GVS)
Georgia Virtual School is a program of the Georgia Department of Education's Office of Technology Services. The program is SACS CASI accredited and operates in partnership with schools and parents to offer middle school and high school level courses across the state. Georgia Virtual School provides a teacher led, virtual classroom environment. Georgia Virtual School also equips students with an online media center and guidance center to support students throughout their online course experience. Georgia Virtual School has over 100 course offerings in the core content areas, world languages, CTAE, electives, and a vast AP course selection. Your student’s options and opportunities are not limited by the school district in which you live or the school they attend.
Georgia Performance Standards
GeorgiaStandards.Org (GSO) is a free, public website providing information and resources necessary to help meet the educational needs of students. The goal of this web site is to provide information that will enhance and support teaching and learning of Georgia standards. All standards and resources are available in printable document formats. Included are hundreds of videos demonstrating best practices for the classroom. From the public web site, parents have quick access to background information about Georgia standards, why they were created, and how they are being implemented. Additionally, parents may browse the standards and suggested frameworks that may be utilized by the individual curriculum areas. GeorgiaStandards.Org, as a part of the Georgia Department of Education, is committed to improving student achievement. Whether you are an educator or a parent, we hope you will find this site to be a valuable source of information and helpful with your student's education process.
Dual Enrollment Information
Dual enrollment is a program for students in grades 9-12 who qualify to participate. Students may enroll on a part-time or full-time basis and take college courses. Students will receive high school and college credit simultaneously when attending and passing approved college classes.