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Athens Banner-Herald
Georgia eases teacher testing rules, for nowGeorgia public school students won’t have to take as many tests in the upcoming
Georgia eases teacher testing rules, for now
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Georgia public school students won’t have to take as many tests in the upcoming school year, the state Department of Education announced Monday. Specifically, schools won’t have to administer as many so-called “Student Learning Objectives” tests, or... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke County schools seek to curb absenteeism to boost gradesClarke County school officials will try to stem an epidemic of absenteeism when
Clarke County schools seek to curb absenteeism to boost grades
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Clarke County school officials will try to stem an epidemic of absenteeism when classes start up again Aug. 11. About 15 percent of Clarke students missed 15 or more days of school last year, said Dawn Meyers, social work director for the Clarke... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Former pupils get diplomas after Ga. drops graduation examATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Clarke County schools officials say hundreds of former stude
Former pupils get diplomas after Ga. drops graduation exam
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 11 days ago
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Clarke County schools officials say hundreds of former students have qualified to get their high school diplomas because of a state law that retroactively dropped a required graduation test. Clarke County School District records... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Former pupils get diplomas after Ga. drops graduation examClarke County schools officials say hundreds of former students have qualified
Former pupils get diplomas after Ga. drops graduation exam
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
Clarke County schools officials say hundreds of former students have qualified to get their high school diplomas because of a state law that retroactively dropped a required graduation test. Clarke County School District records management... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
More than 200 receive retroactive diplomas in Clarke CountyMore than 200 people have qualified to get high school diplomas from Clarke Cen
More than 200 receive retroactive diplomas in Clarke County
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
More than 200 people have qualified to get high school diplomas from Clarke Central, Cedar Shoals or Classic City high schools under a state law that retroactively eliminated a rule requiring students to pass high school graduation tests. Students... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Kids in poverty rose sharply in Clarke County in five years, report saysThe number of children living in poverty in Georgia rose sharply from 2008 to 2
Kids in poverty rose sharply in Clarke County in five years, report says
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The number of children living in poverty in Georgia rose sharply from 2008 to 2013, according to data in the just-released “Kids Count Data Book,” tabulated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In Clarke County, the number of children in poverty went... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
State education board approve new grading system at Clarke County schoolsATLANTA | The State Board of Education approved for the Clarke County School Di
State education board approve new grading system at Clarke County schools
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
ATLANTA | The State Board of Education approved for the Clarke County School District to eliminate the use of numerical grades for fourth and fifth grade students at a meeting in Atlanta on Wednesday. The Clarke County school system requested board... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Gas hike not a factor at the pump - yetATLANTA — Georgia motorists braced for higher gasoline prices after a higher st
Gas hike not a factor at the pump - yet
Savannah Morning News / Posted 28 days ago
ATLANTA — Georgia motorists braced for higher gasoline prices after a higher state tax took effect, but so far the numbers on the pump don’t show it. A new transportation-funding law took effect July 1 which included a shift in the way the tax on... Read more