Tag Archives: low performing schools

State says 61 schools have moved off low-performing lists

The public schools saw improved student performance on standardized tests and higher graduation rates . . .

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House gives final passage to school assistance bill

The House approves Senate changes to a bill that allows state intervention in the operation of low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: low performing schools , state intervention

School boards speak out against OSD amendment

Local school boards warn about the attempt to authorize a state takeover of low-performing schools . . .

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Deal’s school takeover amendment squeaks by the House

The House narrowly passes a constitutional amendment authorizing a state takeover of low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: David Stover , David Wilkerson , low performing schools , Mary Margaret Oliver , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans , state takeover

Deal’s school package approved by Senate committee

Legislation authorizing a state takeover of low-performing public schools clears the Senate Education Committee . . .

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Democrats’ answer to Deal school plan: ‘Community schools’

Senate Democrats and Gov. Nathan Deal have competing plans for trying to improve low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: community schools , low performing schools , Nan Orrock , Nathan Deal , state takeover , Steve Henson

This is why our kids aren’t learning

One reason Georgia’s schools perform so poorly is that our elected leaders perform even more poorly . . .

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