Governor's State Strategic Plan

Developing Life-, College- and Work-Ready Students

In education, Gov. Deal's strategic goals are to:

  • Increase percentage of students reading at or above grade level by the completion of 3rd Grade – a strategic benchmark for lifelong learning.
  • Increase percentage of Georgians who hold a postsecondary credential
  • Improve and expand science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education
  • Increase teacher and school leader effectiveness
  • Increase the percentage of high school graduates who are college and career ready
  • Empower citizens with public school options and local flexibility for the purpose of improving student achievement

The full list of the Governor's Strategic Goals for Georgia is below.