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New Georgia Encyclopedia Wins w3 Awards

The New Georgia Encyclopedia was recently honored with three w3 Awards, including a gold award for best education website and two silver awards for website redesign and collaboration. Selected annually by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, the w3 Awards honor creative excellence in websites, marketing, mobile applications, and other digital content. Learn more »

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Listening to the children make connections in the story beyond traditional comprehension was the highlight of the program for me! I was amazed how perceptive even the youngest participants were during the program.

—Georgia PRIME TIME® participant

PRIME TIME® Family Reading Time is a family literacy program that helps economically and educationally vulnerable families bond around the act of reading and talking about books. The program demonstrates a model of reading and discussion designed to encourage thinking beyond the standard who, what, where, and when of the story. The PRIME TIME® program is facilitated in Georgia through a partnership between Georgia Humanities and the Georgia Public Library Service.

This year alone, more than 450 children and adult caregivers have attended PRIME TIME® programs at 6 sites across the state.

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Our ongoing collaborations with cultural and educational organizations across the state broaden our impact and create opportunities for conversation, education, and understanding for Georgians.

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Bearing witness: the Rosenwald Schools

How did one man help build nearly 5,000 schools in the rural South—including 242 here in Georgia?

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FDR—the face of the New Deal in Georgia

When Roosevelt became president in 1933, Georgia was the imprint in his mind of what ailed the nation—and what many in the nation needed: rural electrification, modern agricultural practices, education access, improved public health, and jobs.

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Hazel Raines paved the way for a generation of female pilots

Georgia-born Raines was the first woman in the state to earn a pilot’s license and one of the first female pilots to serve in the air force.

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