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Ready or Not, Local Control is Upon Us

Posted June 17, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

July 1, 2016, brings a most significant change to local school systems as a consequence of SB 364.  Local systems must create a plan as to how they plan to evaluate and assess teachers and students.  SLOs as we know them are now by local adoption.  SB 364 calls for teachers to do at least one summative assessment of students in their classes but that summative assessment may be the result of a series of formative assessments.

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Final Recap of 2016 Legislation

Posted May 9, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

The highly emotional and stressful 2016 version of the Georgia General Assembly has ended and Governor Nathan Deal has taken action on all of the bills adopted in 2016.

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