Research Reports

In addition to publishing education updates, the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) works with researchers in the field to conduct more in-depth investigations. Such research focuses on education programs' effectiveness by raising and exploring questions regarding student achievement from preschool through postsecondary education. These longer-term research projects and their findings will be posted as they are completed. Please check back periodically for more reports.

 

Georgia Dual Enrollment and Postsecondary Outcomes (Data last updated in December 2019)
Dual enrollment provides opportunities for Georgia high school students to take postsecondary courses and earn concurrent credit toward both a high school diploma and a college degree. Using linked data from the GA-AWARDS data system housed at GOSA, the reports below summarize trends in public school dual enrollment participation, course-taking, high school graduation, postsecondary enrollment, and degree attainment for the given years.

Download this pdf file.2017-2018 Analysis of Dual Enrollment Outcomes (December 2019)
Download this pdf file.2016-2017 Analysis of Dual Enrollment Outcomes (November 2018)
Download this pdf file.A Longitudinal Analysis of Dual Enrollment Outcomes from 2008 to 2016 (November 2017)
Download this pdf file.Presentation of Longitudinal Analysis of Dual Enrollment Outcomes  (November 2017)

 

Georgia K-12 Teacher and Leader Workforce Report (Data last updated in December 2019)
The report provides a snapshot of the current K-12 teacher and leader workforce during the 2017-2018 school year. Created at the request of the Alliance of Education Agency Heads (AEAH), the report uses data from the GA-AWARDS data system and the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia. The report includes summary statistics on teacher and leader workforce characteristics, production, retention, and retirement eligibility.

Download this pdf file.2019 Executive Summary
Download this pdf file.2018 Executive Summary
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by District
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by School
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Leader Workforce Characteristics by District
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Retention by District
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Leader Workforce Retention by District
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Inter-District Mobility
Download this xls file.2018 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Intra-District Mobility

Download this pdf file.2017  Download this pdf file.Executive Summary
Download this pdf file.2017 Full Report  (January 2018)
Download this pdf file.2017 Teacher Workforce Infographic
Download this xls file.2017 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by District
Download this xls file.2017 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by School
Download this xls file.2017 Downloadable Data: Leader Workforce Characteristics by District

Download this pdf file.2016 Executive Summary
Download this pdf file.2016 Full Report
Download this pdf file.2016 Teacher Workforce Infographic
Download this pdf file.2016 PowerPoint Summary of Findings
Download this xls file.2016 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by District
Download this xls file.2016 Downloadable Data: Teacher Workforce Characteristics by School
Download this xls file.2016 Downloadable Data: Leader Workforce Characteristics by District

 

Georgia Higher Learning and Earnings (Data last updated in April 2020)
The Georgia Higher Learning and Earnings (GHLE) project provides information on earnings information for Georgia technical college and college/university graduates who work in Georgia after earning their degrees.  The project includes an interactive dashboard, report, and summary of findings that explore earnings patters by degree type, program of study/major, and technical college and college/university.

Download this pdf file.GHLE Snapshot
Download this pdf file.Full Report
GHLE Dashboard

 

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program End of School Year Report (Data last updated in December 2019)
The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Program, created by Senate Bill 10 (SB10) during Georgia’s 2007 Legislative Session, provides eligible special education students with the opportunity to attend another public or a private school. Each year, the GaDOE conducts an End of School Year Report.

Download this pdf file.2018-19 Report
Download this pdf file.2017-18 Report
Download this pdf file.2016-17 Report
Download this pdf file.2015-16 Report
Download this pdf file.2014-15 Report
Download this pdf file.2013-14 Report
Download this pdf file.2012-13 Report
Download this pdf file.2011-12 Report
Download this pdf file.2010-11 Report
Download this pdf file.2009-10 Report
Download this pdf file.2008-09 Report
Download this pdf file.2007-08 Report