The focus was on Common Core’s impact on Georgians and how to restore quality education and local control. The group believes the standards were “hurriedly adopted” in Georgia without legislative process to make Georgia eligible to receive funding in the Race to the Top grant competition in 2010.
The scholarships pay $5,000 a year for four-year schools and $2,500 a year for students attending two-year schools and are aimed at students who have shown improvement in their grades over time.
The following is the Gwinnett County Public Schools lunch menu for this week.
For some, it was their first time making it to the 37th annual regional event. Others, like Simone Pete, a Twin Rivers Middle seventh grader, were in their third year.
The decision to have school as scheduled came after officials noted the 10 p.m. Wednesday television broadcast said the county would receive all rain, and road tests conducted around 3 a.m. Thursday gave the green light that roads were OK.
The longest-serving member of the Gwinnett County Board of Education disagrees with the stance of House Bill 100, which is legislation that would stop 4-year-olds from starting kindergarten, that’s working its way through the General Assembly.
The focus will be Common Core’s impact on Georgians and how to restore quality education and local control.
A majority of other metro Atlanta K-12 school districts announced earlier Wednesday that they would be closed on Thursday, including all of the neighboring districts around Gwinnett.
It’s the 37th installment of the regional science and engineering fair that will be on display at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth where students from 90 schools including six non-Gwinnett County Public Schools in Gwinnett.
For the second straight year, GAC has implemented plans to trigger a “cyber school” if needed, which it did on Wednesday. Cyber school is an alternative learning plan of students using technology to complete assignments, which frees up officials to make better decisions regarding the weather.
District officials confirmed that the day would be made up on May 21, the new last day of school, which is the last of three built-in inclement weather make-up dates on the 2014-15 calendar. That date was originally scheduled for teacher post-planning and staff development.
At about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, Gwinnett County Public Schools officials announced that the district would be closed on Wednesday because of inclement weather expected to arrive on Wednesday.
The snow that fell on Gwinnett early Tuesday morning did not cause any problems for buses or school facilities, but district officials are monitoring the weather to see if after-school activities will be called off.
Third-graders read 3,394 books over a two-week period
First Lady Sandra Deal and Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey’s Circus visited Rockbridge Elementary School Monday to celebrate a major reading accomplishment at the school.
This week’s lunch menus for Gwinnett County Public Schools.
- GaDOE honors dozens of local schools for Advanced Placement results
- Gwinnett Tech among nation’s fastest growing two-year public colleges
- Gov. Nathan Deal offers plans for failing schools, funding
- With initiatives in mind, Richard Woods sworn in as State School Superintendent
- Education issues set to dominate General Assembly
- State School Board releases Common Core revisions, seeks public comment
- In Gwinnett, Gov. Nathan Deal outlines education reform plan | VIDEO
- Ga. DOE seeks one-year delay for teacher evaluation consequences
- Gwinnett Tech, Ga. Tech to partner on manufacturing education series
- Ga. DOE offers free digital textbooks
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Johnson proposes expanded federal authority to investigate officer-involved shootings
- Gwinnett updating 2030 Unified Plan to account for recession
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Woodall, Isakson and Perdue blast Obama over Keystone veto
- Presumed presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks at GMC Foundation gala
- Parental rights bill sponsored by Unterman passes Senate
- Rep. Woodall snags committee seats
- U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson takes aim at grand jury process in police shootings
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Gwinnett Republicans to elect precinct officers
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Congressmen vote to prohibit funding for President’s immigration plan
- Hice: I’m not here to fight our party, I’m here to fight Obama
- Nash announces first of four county government town hall meetings
- Gwinnett commissioners boot dinosaurs, other sculptures from Duluth shopping center
- Chairwoman Charlotte Nash lays out 'big picture' for Gwinnett's future | PHOTOS | FULL SPEECH TEXT
- Peachtree Corners sets clearer parameters on alcohol ordinance
- Area closings, delays
- Gwinnett County offices to close for Presidents Day
- County closes on $14 million Simpsonwood purchase
- Gwinnett drug court serves addicts, community
- Grayson mayor Allison Wilkerson honored by municipal association
- Lilburn mayor makes good after being accused of selling ‘lemon,’ not paying title taxes
- J. Alvin Wilbanks speaks to Chamber
- J. Alvin Wilbanks speaks to Chamber
- MAGIC Camp introduces girls to construction