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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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DeKalb board moving toward dual accreditation

By Mike Hassinger For The Crier Despite parent wishes to protect accreditation at DeKalb high schools with a back-up plan, School Superintendent Michael Thurmond believes dual accreditation “undermines” his efforts to restore full accreditation for the DeKalb County School System, … Continue reading

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Still Kvetching … Still Wringing Your Hands?

There’s a solution for that. We have mentioned the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC) before, but it is worth mentioning again. The accreditation concern (i.e., losing HOPE eligibility, college admissions difficulty) for high school students is easily resolved through GAC – … Continue reading

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