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Invitation: Comprehensive Local Education Agency planning meeting to inform Title-funded programs

You are invited to attend the Comprehensive Local Education Agency Improvement Plan Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6:30 PM in the Floyd MS Auditorium. The CCSD Title I Department is seeking input from teachers, principals, parents and the community. For more information, visit the CCSD Title I page.

Posted: 2/24/2015

Sixteen Cobb High Schools Named 2015 Georgia Advanced Placement Honor Schools

All 16 Cobb County high schools were named Georgia Advanced Placement (AP®) Honor Schools by the state Department of Education. The program recognizes Georgia schools that have increased access to rigorous AP coursework, based on the results of 2014 AP classes and exams. 

The 2015 AP Honor Schools are named in five categories, based on the results of 2014 AP courses and exams.

New this year is the AP Humanities category, in which schools have students tested in all of the following AP courses: at least one ELA course, two social science courses, one fine arts course and one world language course.

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Posted: 2/23/2015

2015-16 School Choice Deadline Approaching

The deadline for applying for School Choice (HB251 and SB10) transfers for the 2015-2016 school year is Saturday, February 28, 2015. For more information regarding individual school capacity and to access an online application, please see our 2015-16 School Choice webpage.

Posted: 2/20/2015

Ragsdale Receives Unanimous Vote of Approval

Chris Ragsdale was unanimously voted Superintendent of Cobb County Schools, the second largest public school system in Georgia serving more than 111,000 students and the 24th largest in the United States. Mr. Ragsdale was named to the post at a Work Session of the District Board of Education. He told the Board he is “very excited to continue on the job,” and that “it is humbling working in the greatest district in the State, in the country.” He credited his Executive Cabinet members with “taking the District forward,” and that he is “thankful for the work that Cobb teachers do” to ensure student success. Named Interim Superintendent on May 1, 2014, Mr. Ragsdale has more than two decades of experience in school operations and information technology in both the public and private sectors, and has also served the District as Deputy Superintendent for Operations, and Chief Technology Officer.

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Posted: 2/11/2015

Cobb Honors District Employees with 40+ Years of Service

At January's Board of Education meeting, the Board joined with members of the Cobb community to honor District employees with more than 40 years of service in Cobb. These exceptional employees can be found across the District, from the school bus to the classroom. Their commitment to the District and its students helps to make Cobb an exemplary place, dedicated to the mission of "One Team, One Goal: Student Success."

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Posted: 2/6/2015

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