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DeKalb’s graduation rate under the new state formula: 58.65%

In the past, DeKalb’s published graduation rate was usually in the 80th percentile.  But that number was simply calculated using the number of graduates vs the number of seniors who began that school year.  It was hardly an indicator of … Continue reading

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More bad news: State releases list of lowest-performing schools

According to yesterday’s AJC, “The Georgia Department of Education released a list of the state’s 78 lowest performing public schools Tuesday as part of its still-developing accountability system.” These are the DeKalb schools on the list: DeKalb Transition School (achievement) … Continue reading

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