Area’s schools CCRPI scores mixed
by Everett Catts
04:49 PM, Wednesday, December 17
The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released the College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2013-14 academic year. Local schools had mixed results. In February 2012, Georgia was one of 10 states granted a waiver fro...

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