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Paulding Education Foundation announces winners of 2013-14 school grants
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September 27, 2013 10:00 AM | 2259 views | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Paulding Education Foundation this week announced the winners of its 2013-14 School Grants for educational programs in county schools, according to an announcement on its web site.

Winners include:

 Hutchens Elementary School - $2,500

The “Ripple Effect for Kids” program is a positive behavior intervention system that is used to reduce discipline referrals. It includes tutorials that can be used with groups for character education, personal safety training and overall academic success.

 Austin Middle School - $2,500

“Rigor is Not a Four-Letter Word” and “What Great Teachers Do Differently” and the “SMART Response System” will be implemented to increase the rigor in classrooms and use data to continuously monitor instruction.

 South Paulding High School - $2,500

“Foundations in Personal Finance” focusing on Dave Ramsey's personal finance and financial literacy curriculum materials will be implemented as part of the College and Career Ready goals at the high school level. These materials will also be implemented into student capstone projects and economics courses.

For more information about the foundation, visit


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