North Fulton parents unite against standardized te...
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
06:24 PM, Friday, May 01
Crabapple Crossing Elementary mom Sheila Souza is one of many local parents concerned about the impact of standardized testing on students. “My daughter is in the third grade and the way she talks about the Georgia Milestones is like the way I tal...

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