Area schools' CCRPI scores mixed
by Everett Catts
April 21, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 4:31 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM TEASLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL LESLIE MANSFIELD) The Georgia Department of Education Monday released the second College and Career Ready Performance Index, and local schools had mixed results. In February 2012, Georgia was one of 10 states granted a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act, which since 2001 had guided how schools would be evaluated. The index replaced No Child and was designed by the state to give parents an...
Fulton County Jail on ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ Thursday
Thursday’s episode of A&E’s “Beyond Scared Straight,” scheduled for 10 p.m., will feature Fulton County. According to a news release, Fulton Sheriff Ted Jackson is proud of this episode because it ...
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Lovett Celebrates Earth Day early
Earth Day festivities begin early at Lovett this year. Monday, Peter Byck, Lovett’s first Sustainability Scholar-in-Residence, arrived on campus. He spoke at an up-per school assembly and visited u...
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Police seeking public’s help on office creepers
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Monday in a news release it is seeking to identify two female office creepers. The suspects frequent doctor’s offices at hospitals and medical building...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?