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Education - State Board of Education - Minutes Files and Minutes and Correspondence

Identifier: 012-01-028

Scope and Contents

This series contains the official bound volumes of minutes of the State Board of Education. Being official, these minutes give both summary and verbatim accounts of the proceedings of the Board. Included are: (1) records of policy decisions regarding all aspects of the Board's responsibilities; (2) records of appeals to the Board by persons having a grievance against boards of education; (3) discussions and decisions regarding the Department's budget; (4) proceedings relating to planning for new buildings, including receiving and accepting bids for construction; (5) resolutions in tribute to leaders in education who have retired or died, often with one-paragraph biographical sketches; and (6) presentations to the Board by persons seeking some sort of special consideration by the Board.


  • Created: 1870-1992


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Arrangement Note

The volumes have been conveniently tabbed per meeting in a chronological order. The arrangement of the volumes is chronological by year with each volume containing roughly a 2 to 3 year time span.

Related Materials

Supporting documents to these minutes are found in the board meeting working papers files kept by the various offices of the Department. Also, please see RGSGSERIES 12-1-109, a series of background papers for the minutes and RGSGSERIES 12-1-32, the complete set of appeals to the State Board of Education.

Education - State Board of Education - Minutes Files and Minutes and Correspondence
Georgia Archives
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5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States