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Best public high schools in Georgia

As filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron said during a ’96 commencement address at Wellesley College, “Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.” If that’s the case, high school may be one of the greatest dress rehearsals of all. It’s a place where students explore their interests, dive into… Keep Reading

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Graduation rates grow for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — According to the Georgia Dept. of Education, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools graduation rates show improvement from last year, and Bernadette Ball-Oliver, Associate Superintendent of Secondary Schools said they’ve improved about half a percentage point. “We are happy to announce that we have a 90.1 percent graduation rate. that’s about half… Keep Reading

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SCCPSS launches ‘Walking School Bus’ program at Godley Station K8

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — Students at Godley Station School in Chatham County tested out the Safe Routes and Walking School Bus program for the first time, Wednesday. Savannah Chatham County School System (SCCPSS) Campus Police launched the program as a way to provide safety to students who walk to school. “With our enrollment, we have… Keep Reading

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Savannah-Chatham students head back to school Wednesday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Wednesday, Aug. 4 marks the first day back at school for students at Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. It’s the first time they’ll be in-person five days a week in more than a year. Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools has roughly 38,000 students making their way back through the doors Wednesday. This school… Keep Reading

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Public schools superintendent: ‘Ready to move forward to school’

This is an op-ed by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Superintendent Ann Levett. The first day of school for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools is here. Our teachers and school leaders, along with district leadership and support staff — and indeed the entire community—– are cheering today as our scholars walk through the doors of their classrooms,… Keep Reading

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Georgia Southern’s 3 campuses ready to get back to face-to-face classes

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) – Next month, 27,000 students will start the Fall semester across three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville. Georgia Southern University students return to classes Aug. 11. GSU’s president says they’ll see some differences from the past year of pandemic protocols. “A regular schedule of classes with face-to-face offerings will be closer… Keep Reading

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