Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and to change how they are prepared to teach.
Five Georgia institutions— Columbus State University, Georgia… more »
Then-Governor Sonny Perdue pointed out in a speech in 2009 that Georgia’s universities had produced only one certified high school physics teacher in the previous year. Georgia State University now has a three-year, $300,000 federal grant to improve that number.
“We will graduate four physics majors with teacher certifications this year,” said more »