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High School Final Exam Dismissal

On December 18-19, CCSD will offer an early bus run at 11:30 a.m. for HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS who have completed their final exams. Some high schools may be offering a special activity later in the school day or perhaps final exam tutoring, so please check with your local school for specific details.

Posted 12/17/2014

State Board of Education Approves Cobb Proposal To Become IE2 District

The State Board of Education has unanimously approved the Cobb County School District’s final contract to become an Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) system of flexibility. The school district continues to be a leader statewide and the first in Georgia to be approved by the full State BOE as an IE2 district under a new state law requiring all districts to define a path of flexibility by July 2015.

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Posted 12/12/2014

Cobb Releases 2015 Graduation Schedule

The Cobb County School District has released dates, locations and times for the 2015 Spring Commencement Schedule. Please click here for more information.

Posted 12/11/2014

2014 Georgia High School Writing Test Results

Percentage of Cobb Students Passing Unchanged; Still Outperformed Metro Area Peers

At the district level, 98 percent of first-time test takers scored a passing grade, unchanged from 2013. Ninety-nine (99) percent of regular education students scored at or above the expected level of proficiency, which is also unchanged from last year’s administration. Eighty-six (86) percent of special education students taking the test scored at or above the expected level of proficiency, compared to 85 percent in the prior school year. Scores for English Language Learners (ELL) increased from 81 percent, to 96 percent in the current school year.

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Posted 12/5/2014

Cobb School District Receives Accreditation Recommendation

The AdvancED accreditation team visited Cobb schools to evaluate the District. On November 19, 2014, the team delivered its exit report at a special called Board meeting. The presentation concluded with a recommendation for Cobb schools to maintain their accreditation with two findings of Powerful Practices and four Improvement Priorities. View findings here.

Local media also reported on the accreditation visit:

Posted 11/19/2014

Superintendent's AdvancED Presentation

The Superintendent presented a State of the District overview to the AdvancED External Review Team on Monday, November 17, 2014. The presentation below contains information regarding district demographics, latest district assessment data, our current financial state and IE2.

Click to download a PDF of the Superintendent's AdvancED Presentation

Posted 11/18/2014

Georgia State Board of Education Taking Comment on Proposed Revisions to Common Core

Based on community feedback from across the state, the GA State Board of Education has proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics to be effective for the 2015-2016 school year. These revisions have now been posted for a 60 day review and comment period. Please click here to review the revised standards and to provide your comments to inform the decision for the GABOE.

Posted 11/14/2014

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