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GAC Accreditation Update

From Stan Jester’s post at the Fact Checker >> Pursuant to state law (O.C.G.A. § 20-3-519) in order to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship, a student must attend a school accredited by SACS (AdvancEd) or The Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC). … Continue reading

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Accreditation agency keeps DeKalb at “warned” level

By Ty Tagami The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Read the original article here. The DeKalb County School District has made “material progress” addressing the concerns of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, but the organization did not restore full accreditation after … Continue reading

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AdvanceED: DeKalb Schools have not yet improved enough to earn full accreditation

The AJC is reporting that a specially convened panel of educators from around the country reviewed the performance of the DeKalb County School District. On Wednesday the panel announced that it found some improvement, but not enough to get the … Continue reading

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