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Suwanee college announces new president

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee has announced a new president after its current president announced his retirement.

At Grayson High, Wilbanks discusses school district priorities

Gwinnett County Board of Education members and CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks discussed the state of the school district with members of the community during their first area board meeting on Tuesday at Grayson High School.

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Gwinnett schools' $1.86B budget includes across-the-board raises

Officials announced the property tax digest grew for the first time since 2008, and property values are expected to increase by five percent.

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Spring area school board meetings begin today

The Gwinnett County Board of Education will kick off its series of area board meetings on Tuesday at Grayson High. Each spring the School Board goes on the road to meet in each School Board member’s district. These meetings allow the members of the Gwinnett County Board of Education to share information with the public and feature CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks’ annual address on the state of the school district.

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GAC band accepts invitation for London parade

Almost twice the size of New York’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, London’s New Year’s Day Parade is one of the world’s largest. On Jan. 1, the Greater Atlanta Christian School’s marching band will participate in the parade, along with 8,500 other performers.

Winder teacher facing child porn charges

William Kimbrell, 27, was a teacher at a Barrow County middle school while allegedly transferring child pornograpy over the Internet.

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Parkview High student struck by car has passed away

Jonathan Porter, 16, was struck by a car Tuesday while crossing Five Forks-Trickum Road.

Top 10 most popular stories from March 17-23

The 10 most popular stories on the Gwinnett Daily Post website during the week of March 17-23, 2014.

JENKINS: Going to college is still worth it, if you play it smart

Going to university is still worth it, if you play it smart

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GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Peachtree Ridge teacher named Art Teacher of the Year

A Gwinnett County Public Schools fine arts educator has been honored with the state’s highest award for art teachers at the high school level. Hope Steele of Peachtree Ridge High was named 2014 Georgia Art Education Association Secondary Art Educator of the Year.

School lunch menus for the week of March 24

The following is the Gwinnett County Public Schools lunch menu for the week of March 24, 2014.

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GGC police uses tools, canine and otherwise, to keep students safe

K-9 officer a key piece of Georgia Gwinnett College’s law enforcement efforts.

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College and career academy model coming to Gwinnett high schools

GCPS has started the registration process for a new academy model at five high schools: Central Gwinnett, Lanier, Meadowcreek, Shiloh and South Gwinnett.

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Hull Middle student wins state spelling bee

A student from Hull Middle in Duluth won the state spelling bee on Friday. He will now represent Georgia in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championships from May 25 through May 31, 2014 in Washington.

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Visiting scholar speaks at GGC about Ukraine situation

At Georgia Gwinnett College, a visiting scholar from Ukraine, currently at Emory University, discusses ongoing situation involving Russia and Ukraine.

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