Lifelong Educator Born to Help Georgia’s Struggling Schools

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6 min read
1139 words
Beau Evans
Aug 02, 2021
Key Points
  • Playmaker: Stephanie Johnson
  • Role: Georgia Department of Education deputy superintendent for school improvement.
  • Tenure: 2017 to present.
Stephanie Johnson oversees the state government’s efforts to raise academic performance for thousands of Georgia’s struggling students. Since 2017, Johnson has led a state office that sends staff specialists and federal money to help turn around classroom experiences for more than 150,000 public K-12 and charter students in Georgia. With tight school funding and challenges for students ...

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