11 May
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Pike County: What is the Portrait of a Graduate?

What is the Portrait of a Graduate? Preparing Students in Pike County for a Complex Future By Scotty Brewington, Contributing Writer, Marketjet, LLC During his 13-year tenure as superintendent, Dr. Michael Duncan felt things were going well for Pike County Schools. Graduation rates were up 25%, there had been a 300% increase in dual-enrollment, standardized […]

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10 May
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Innovative Education Initiative Redefines Teamwork in Carroll County

By Scotty Brewington, Contributing Writer, Marketjet LLC As a graduate of Central High School and the University of West Georgia, both in Carroll County, Amanda Wright remembers the rivalry that used to exist between the city and county high schools. But today, as the program coordinator for the university’s office of community engagement, she sees […]

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05 May
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How One Georgia High School is Burning Down Barriers and Beating the Odds

By Scotty Brewington Though many families in Chattooga County, set in rural northwest Georgia, may struggle financially, poverty hasn’t negatively impacted the county’s high school graduation rate. This small, close-knit mill community’s single high school graduates 92% of its students. Over 72% of Chattooga High School’s 850 students receive free and reduced lunch, yet 92% […]

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