Legislation supported by a powerful member of the Georgia House of Representatives would give added flexibility to school districts that score well on the state’s new College and Career Ready Performance Index.
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Four districts in metro Atlanta had College and Career Ready Performance Index grades that fellow below the state average for high schools, middle schools and elementary schools.
High schools (state average, 72.6)
Atlanta Public Schools, 60.3
Middle schools (81.4)
Elementary schools (83.4)
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has been mining reams of data to bring you a closer look at the new school grading system you won’t find anywhere else. Today, we explain a Georgia legislator’s proposal that would reward districts that score well and provide a platform for other districts to benefit from their success.