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GaDOE: Admit the Milestones were a disaster this year and start over

Given the new acknowledgement of grading delays by the state Department of Education and the growing doubts of Georgia’s frontline educators about the End of Course scores they are seeing, Georgia ought to treat the 2016 Milestones testing as pilot and learn from it. 415 more words


Sunday Afternoon Reads: Snakes and Hose

Good Afternoon

There are a few people who need a blast from a strong water hose, like one of those power washers you would use to clean off a driveway…or an outside window or fence or deck. 1,377 more words

Open Thread

The Importance of Participating in State and Local Primaries

The Georgia primary is fast approaching (May 24th) and while there has been a lot of focus on the national elections, we need to remember that much of the legislature that impacts our day to day lives occurs on the local level. 622 more words

State Senate District 5 Gwinnett

A Legislative Wrap-Up: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

With the 2016 Georgia Legislative Session behind us, it is time we consider what passed, what didn’t pass, and what almost passed. There were a number of contentious issues before us this legislative session and in the coming weeks Governor Deal will be faced with some tough decisions. 1,807 more words

State Senate District 5 Gwinnett

We Mustn't Allow Those Who Would Slow Progress to Win

There comes a point where we as humans sharing this world must stand up and say enough is enough. We have reached that point. Last year in the historic Obergefell v. 760 more words

State Senate District 5 Gwinnett

Comments about the SB 313 Hearing

I commented on an article at GeorgiaPol.com about a hearing I attended regarding Senator Brandon Beach’s 50% MARTA tax increase proposal. It’s the best article I have seen about the meeting and you should read the whole thing… 483 more words