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Opportunity School District on the Nov. 2016 Ballo


The November, 2016 ballot will ask you to vote on if you want to save failing schools in Georgia by allowing the Governor to appoint his own superintendent to take over these schools. The appointed (not elected) Superintendent and Governor will be allowed to outsource the administration of these schools to for-profit corporations. These for-profit corporations will not have to follow the same rules as our public schools. No where does this Constitutional Amendment address ...

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Last updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago.
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Online education vs. Snow days


While I was looking at articles about the winter storm, I came across an article on the Washington Post, about Replacing snow days with online education (https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/anticipating-a-lazy-snow-day-teachers-urge-parents-students-to-think-again/2016/01/21/9714969a-c062-11e5-9443-7074c3645405_story.html).

In the comments, I found this comment from a College Educator, who is wholeheartedly against it. I know that there are numerous educators locally who would agree with this, so I want to share the comment with you.:

Teachers, administrators and politicians ...

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Last updated 1 year, 2 months ago.
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Sawnee Woman's Club Senior Scholarship


Scholarship Applications Due March 28, 2014

In Standard Essay format, tell us about yourself. The focus of the Sawnee Woman’s Club is community improvement. How has your involvement in the community influenced who you are today and the person you will become in the future? The essay should contain a minimum of 1000 words.
Complete and return to your high school Guidance Counselor’s Office no later than Friday, March 28, 2014. ...

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Last updated 3 years, 1 month ago.
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Advice for 1st Time Kindergarten Mom?


I am trying not to interpret it as a vote of No Confidence in my time management skills; however, yesterday my 5-year old daughter asked me to buy her a pink alarm clock.

I was shocked! After all, I had successfully prevented the inclusion of clocks on our 2nd floor for 6 years.

She asked me for the ability to independently wake up at 6:30AM to begin her morning ...

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Last updated 5 years, 7 months ago.
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Hello Yellow! Safety as School Starts


Safe Kids Forsyth, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, and Forsyth County Schools Transportation have been working together to keep kids, drivers, and other motorists safe as school starts back tomorrow. When you see a school bus think "HELLO YELLOW!" and heed the following tips:

1) When YELLOW lights are flashing:
Hello Yellow! The flashing yellow lights on top of a school bus tell you there are children in the immediate area. ...

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Last updated 5 years, 7 months ago.
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