Press Releases

Deal executive order protects students, local control

May 15, 2013

Gov. Nathan Deal today signed an executive order that prohibits the state from collecting or sharing with the federal government any personally identifiable data on students or their families, that firmly asserts the state’s sovereignty over educational standards and that maintains local control over curriculum and instruction.

Deal announces Innovation in Teaching Competition

May 10, 2013

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the launch of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, a recognition and reward opportunity for teachers available through Georgia’s Innovation Fund, a competitive grant program created through Georgia’s Race to the Top plan.

Deal: April revenues up 13.2 percent

May 8, 2013

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion for an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.

Deal signs 2014 budget

May 7, 2013

Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law the Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which takes effect upon the start of the fiscal year on July 1.

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