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Meet GeorgiaCAN’s newest Parent Fellows!

Five years ago, GeorgiaCAN launched our Parent Fellowship program. GeorgiaCAN’s yearlong Parent Fellowship program focuses on providing parents with more in-depth training and experience in advocacy, policy and organizing. Fellows support community and civic engagement around education reform in Georgia, learn community organizing and communication skills and develop a broad understanding of education policy. We’re excited to share this year’s Parent Fellows.

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Savannah parents, we have a problem!

Last month, the Georgia Department of Education released the 2022 Milestone scores. This is the first time we’ve received a clear data point for our students in two years. More than half of Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s 3rd graders are not reading at or above grade level according to the 2022 assessment. A striking 30% of 9th graders had to be held back. This is difficult to hear as a parent of two young children in the district.