The Georgia Department of Education has stopped using the terminology “Common Core” in-house. I have that on good authority.
Samantha Fuhrey, NCSS superintendent of schools, believes the Newton County School System is experiencing gains.
Common Core’s mission includes the provision of “a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.”
For public school students in grades 11 and 12 choice has come and it has a name, House Bill 149.
While NCES data indicate overall satisfaction with the job of teaching classroom teachers report the following problems as serious ones: routine duties and paperwork interference with teaching, low salary, low administrative support, and inconsistent enforcement of school rules.
I’ve chronicled American exceptionalism in past columns. We’ve watched brave soldiers defend our soil and protect our good name, our freedom, our ways of life and living — all that we hold dear. We’ve come a long way in this land forged by bombs bursting in air through perilous fights. Emerging markets, developing and industrialized countries have always been able to depend on and trust the U.S.
With Georgia colleges facing legislative impetus to tie funding to college completion, advisement should take center stage.
Oak Hill Elementary has fully complied with state safety codes for more than one decade while Clements Middle has failed to report compliance for five years.
Numbers matter. Boards hold CEOs accountable in the real world when shareholders grumble over numbers.
A healthy pipeline to college improves high school graduation rates, boosts percentages of HOPE eligible students, strengthens SAT and ACT test performance, and fortifies GCCRPI scorecards of county school systems.