North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
by James Swift
May 01, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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 talked about the SAT as a teenager,” she said. “They are already feeling that pressure and it just seems crazy.” A year ago, several north Fulton parents came together to form a grassroots organization opposed to the “overtesting” of children....
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State Rep. Harry Geisinger dies at 81
District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, has died at the age of 81. He was first elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1969, where he served for six years. After an unsuccess...
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Proposed WellStar, Emory merger
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