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2014 GCTM State Math Tournament Winners

Congratulations to Gwinnet School of Math Science and Technology, this year's state math tournament winners! Check out the full list of placing teams and champions for this year's tournament.

SB 167 passed in Ga Senate, dies in House

On Tuesday, Feb 25, 2013 the Georgia Senate passed SB 167 which, among other things, would have had the effect of (a) rejecting Georgia's continuation with the implementation of the CCGPS, (b) plunging our state educational agency into another de-stabilizing round of standards review and adoption and (c) prohibiting effective cooperation about educational standards and assessments at the interstate, regional, and national levels.

After a great number of GCTM members and others expressed their views with regard to this bill, the House Education Committee failed to pass it into law. The vote was 13-5 against.

GCTM Partners with GCSM to Support CCGPS

GCTM and the Georgia Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (GCSM) have recently joined together to draft a letter to the Georgia legislature in support of the CCGPS. Read the letter here.

Math Day at the Capitol

The Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM) hosted the first-ever "Math Day at the Capitol" on March 6th, 2014. The event was organized to promote the importance of mathematics education in Georgia and to highlight the connection between mathematically literate citizens and economic development.

During the event, GCTM hosted a breakfast for the state legislators in the State Capitol Building; GCTM award winners and student mathletes from the Georgia American Region Mathematics League (ARML) team were recognized; and a formal resolution was made in the Senate. (see pics...)

Georgia Withdraws From PARCC

Georgia is withdrawing from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test development consortium according to a July 22, 2013 press release from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). Learn more...

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