Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA exten...
by Staff Reports
07:11 PM, Thursday, July 31
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Educati...

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May talks of low county morale in DeKalb
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Brookhaven drafts new tree ordinances
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Police investigating shooting/carjacking case
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Buckhead entrepreneurs create bourbon company
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Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need
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Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests
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School board selects Manous to fill seat he left vacant
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Arrington wins District 5
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