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March 2016

High School & Middle School Redistricting Meetings

Please see below for information regarding redistricting meetings. Also, I am working on a few suggestions that may be helpful as parents and community stakeholders consider the many different options (Hint: It might include high schools with capacity of 3000 students -- not 1600 students.)

A Breakdown of SB 364 – Quality Basic Education Act

It's rare to see such unity between the Democrats and the Republicans, yet during this legislative session, never have I been more proud of our majority Republican State Senate and State House of Representatives. I applaud both parties and chambers for... Continue Reading →

What Happens to the Cross Keys Cluster Now?

I mostly understood the request for redistricting to be a request for schools close-by (i.e. Chamblee MS, Chamblee HS, Ashford Park ES) to receive students, since they are within the same cities and communities of our Cross Keys cluster students. I think this is why many parents are voicing frustrations and concerns about how the district decided to redistribute the students.

REESTRUCTURACIÓN PARA ATENDER LA SOBREPOBLACIÓN DEL GRUPO DE ESCUELAS DEL AREA DE CROSS KEYS

REESTRUCTURACIÓN PARA ATENDER LA SOBREPOBLACIÓN DEL GRUPO DE ESCUELAS DEL AREA DE CROSS KEYS

In the News: Cross Keys High School students plan Buford Highway’s future

The students agreed that cultural diversity is their favorite thing about Buford Highway—and that their biggest worry is losing it to displacement and gentrification.

Georgia Legislative Update

Check out AJC's LegislativeWatch for the latest updates for education bills in the 2015 Georgia Legislature here. Especially pay attention to SB 364 and SB 355 which have to do with reducing the percent of student growth in teacher evaluations. I... Continue Reading →

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