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May 25, 2022 | News

Boosting rural Georgia

A generous $500,000 gift from the University of Georgia Foundation board of trustees to support rural economic development will enable UGA to reach even more communities and provide experiential learning opportunities to more students.

May 25, 2022 | News

Governor Kemp Provides School Safety Update

Per OCGA 20-2-1185 "every public school shall prepare a safety plan to help curb growing incidence of violence in schools." GEMA/HS is currently redeveloping the Georgia School Safety Plan template in conjunction with Georgia Department of Education and the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The newly-revised School Safety Plan Guide and Template is slated to be unveiled at the 2022 Georgia School Safety and Homeland Security Conference in Columbus, GA on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022.

May 25, 2022 | News

Georgia developing Behavioral Threat Assessment Teams to respond to school safety threats around state

GEMA is "currently redeveloping the Georgia School Safety Plan template" with input and guidance from the Georgia Department of Education and UGA's Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The new template will be unveiled at the Columbus conference in June.