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Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP) Public Meeting July 14, 2015

The Comprehensive Local Education Agency Improvement Plan Meeting is mandated by the federal government for use of Title I, Part A funds.  On Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM, the Cobb County School District Title I Department invites the public, along with teachers, principals, and parents to give input on the Cobb County School District’s Federal Programs, the spending of the Title I funds, the Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP), and the LEA Parental Involvement Policy.  The location is Rose Garden Education Center Multipurpose Room, 1870 Teasley Drive, Smyrna, 30080. Any questions, please contact the Title I Department at 770-437-5933. Thank you for your attendance!

Posted: 6/29/2015

Marietta Community School Awarded $364,190 Georgia Driver’s Education Commission Grant

Grant to fund the purchase of 20 vehicles for driving instruction

DriversEdMarietta, GA– Marietta/Cobb Driver’s Education (MCDE), a joint program of Cobb County Schools and Marietta City Schools, received a $364,190 grant award from the Georgia Driver Education Commission (GDEC). Grant funds are for the purchase of 20 vehicles for driving instruction, textbooks for additional classes, and safety equipment.  MCDE serves high school students in Marietta City, Cobb County, Bartow County, Fulton County and surrounding areas.

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Posted: 6/25/2015

School Board Approves FY2016 Budget

Highlights include no furloughs and 4% raise

The Cobb County Board of Education approved a $944 million budget for Fiscal Year 2016 during its May 28, 2015 meeting, funding a full 180-day school year. The new budget includes no furlough days, a 4 percent raise for all employees and also provides for full step pay increases for all eligible employees. Fiscal Year 2016 begins July 1, 2015 and runs through June 30, 2016.

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Posted: 6/22/2015

2015 Summer Office Hours

Beginning the week of Monday, June 1, 2015 and ending Friday, July 17, all CCSD Central and School Offices will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:30AM to 5PM; all offices will be closed on Friday.

Posted: 6/3/2015

CCSD Summer Reading Program

Every hero has a story and the magic of summer reading brings every hero’s story to life. Students can have fun, learn new things and take part in amazing events all summer thanks to the partnership between Cobb County School District’s Library Media Education department and Smyrna Public Libraries and Marietta City Schools. For more information … click here!

Posted: 5/13/2015

House Bill 91 Diploma Petition

Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015.  The law contains provisions for students no longer enrolled in the school system to petition the Local Board of Education for a diploma if their sole reason for not receiving a diploma was due to not passing any part of the required graduation tests at the time of enrollment. Please follow this link to access the Petition form.

Posted: 3/31/2015

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Marietta Community School Awarded $364,190 Georgia Driver’s Education Commission Grant

Marietta, GA– Marietta/Cobb Driver’s Education (MCDE), a joint program of Cobb County Schools and Marietta City Schools, received a $364,190 grant award from the Georgia Driver Education Commission (GDEC). Grant funds are for the purchase […]

Recognize These Cobb Successes?

The Cobb County Board of Education was pleased to recognize a number of outstanding individuals at their May 28, 2015, evening board meeting. Among those honored were student scholars and athletes as well as several […]

Rising Palmer Student Wins National Braille Challenge

Rising Palmer MS 7th grader, Christopher Abel, has won FIRST Place in the National Braille Challenge held this weekend in LA. Christopher has been reading braille for 9 years, and is a creative, strong and […]

Bus Driver Ropes Big Win at “Road-e-o”, Heads to Internationals

Walton HS driver, Michael Graham, has roped himself a trip to Minneapolis to compete internationally against the best transportation drivers in the world at the recent state “Road-e-o“. Graham took the top spot against 49 other […]

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