Fifth Grade Writing Scores Hold Steady, Remain Ahead of State Average
Cobb County elementary students’ scores on the 2013 Georgia Fifth Grade Writing Assessment matched the previous year’s average of 217, surpassing the statewide score (215) by two points.
Title I Parents Invited To Open Meeting
Each school district's Local Education Agency must apply to the State Department of Education for Federal funds. On
Thursday, July 18, 2013, there will be a meeting to share information on the Cobb County School District’s
Federal Programs and the Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP). We are inviting each Title I principal and all Title I
parents to attend. The location is 514 Glover Street Marietta, Ga. 30060 in the CCSD Board Room. The time is 10:00 am.
The meeting is sponsored by the Cobb County Title I Department. Please contact them at 770-437-5933 if you have any questions.
Cobb Graduation Rate Rises 2.6%
Cobb County's class of 2012 improved the District's graduation rate by 2.6 percent - from 73.4 percent in 2011 to 76 percent in 2012. Cobb's 2012 graduation rate is 6.3 percent greater than the state rate of 69.7 and higher than the majority of metro Atlanta systems.
School & Central Office Summer Hours
To conserve energy and taxpayer dollars, Cobb County Schools will adopt a 4-day summer schedule effective
Monday, June 3 and ending on Thursday July 25th. All facilities will be open Monday through Thursday and will
be closed on Fridays.
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Cobb Schools, Public Library Collaborate
For K-8 Summer Reading Programs
Cobb County elementary and middle school students will have more ways to explore their summer reading enrichment through a new collaboration with the Cobb County Public Library (CCPL).
Board Approves Balanced FY14
The Board of Education approved an $856 million budget for Fiscal Year 2014, taking several cost-cutting measures to address an $86 million shortfall. Reductions in General Fund expenditures include a decrease of 182 professional positions, reducing the 2013-2014 school year five days, five furlough days for all employees, and a delay in salary step increases for eligible employees. The approved budget will cut central administrative office expenses by $1.8 million and eliminates 16 central office positions.
Cobb Schools Perform Well on Baseline College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)
Cobb County Schools appear to have fared well on baseline ratings under the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), the new statewide accountability system that replaces the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measure.
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or copying of records may be delivered shall make such designation in writing and shall immediately provide notice to any person upon request,
orally or in writing, of those open records officers. If the agency has elected to designate and open records officer, the agency shall so
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