Part II: Turnaround in Terrell County

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4 min read
639 words
Beau Evans
Aug 13, 2021
Key Points
  • Program for thousands of struggling students caves in three years.
  • Tension built between program leader and state schools chief.
  • Audit targets consultant fees and spotty oversight.
Under federal rules, each year state officials in Georgia and across the U.S. must identify schools that rank among the lowest five percent in terms of standardized test scores, graduation rates and overall school-climate factors such as discipline issues and student-wellness programs. Georgia, like other states, has established its own measures and metrics to identify ...

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