Area schools' CCRPI scores mixed
by Everett Catts
April 21, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 4:31 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM TEASLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL LESLIE MANSFIELD) The Georgia Department of Education Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, and local schools had mixed results. In February 2012, Georgia was one of 10 states granted a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act, which since 2001 had guided how schools would be evaluated. The index replaced No Child and was designed by the state to give parents an...
Nearly 12,000 use state’s online voter registration system
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Tuesday announced 11,970 Georgians went online using a computer or the MVP mobile app to use the new online voter registration system. 6,884 new voters used th...
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Lovett Celebrates Earth Day early
Earth Day festivities begin early at Lovett this year. Monday, Peter Byck, Lovett’s first Sustainability Scholar-in-Residence, arrived on campus. He spoke at an up-per school assembly and visited u...
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Three battling for Cobb Post 2 school board seat
Cobb County Board of Education member Tim Stultz, who has represented the Post 2 seat for the past three years, will face opposition from fellow Republican candidates Jeff Abel and Susan Thayer in ...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?