GOSA serves as the reporting and accountability agency for education in Georgia. As such, it is charged by law (O.C.G.A. §20-14-25) with inspecting academic records of P-16 schools to ensure that education institutions are faithful to performance accountability requirements.
GOSA works with external and internal researchers to analyze and report on the effectiveness of educational programs and the status of student learning in Georgia. GOSA publishes evaluation reports for a variety of grants and innovative programs.
GOSA works with researchers in the field to conduct more in-depth investigations on education topics. These research reports explore questions regarding student achievement from preschool through postsecondary education.