Education

Gwinnett Fifth Graders Lead State in Writing

Gwinnett Fifth Graders Lead State in Writing

Gwinnett County Public Schools led the way in fifth grade writing tests in the 2010-2011 school year, with six local elementary schools ranking first or second in the state in student achievement.

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Students Head Back to the Books

Students Head Back to the Books

Nearly 162,500 students enrolled in Gwinnett County Public Schools went back to class August 8 for the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. The number reflects an increase of about 1,700 students from last year, but the student population isn’t the only thing growing in GCPS. To meet the needs of its larger student population, [...]

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School Redistricting Causes Controversy

School Redistricting Causes Controversy

The Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously in late April to redistrict school attendance zones for the Duluth and Peachtree Ridge clusters in order to reduce overcrowding, but the decision may have caused more problems than it solved.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools Wins Million Dollar Prize

Gwinnett County Public Schools Wins Million Dollar Prize

SUWANEE — Watching the announcement of the winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education was like having your team win the Super Bowl, Jenkins Elementary School principal Dot Schoeller said. When Gwinnett County Public Schools was revealed Tuesday as the winner of the nation’s largest education award, the room where about 250 people were [...]

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