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The Cartersville City School Board also extended Superintendent Howard Hinesley's contract for an additional three years.
A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Over 440 students and 30 teachers and staff will start their school year at a new Bartow County Schools facility.
The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
Students in the Cartersville City School System return to classes on Wednesday Aug. 6.
The Bartow County School System was given the GaDER Green Award, which recognizes school systems that have reduced emissions in 25% or less of their school bus fleet.
The Bartow County School Board is proposing to increase its tax rate from 17.137 mills to 19.40 mills.
The board voted to rollback its current millage rate of 18.23 to 17.93 mills.
These students from Bartow County were named to the lists for the spring 2014 semester.
The fiscal year 2016 budget does not include employee furloughs, and is based upon a 180-day calendar for students and 190-day calendar for teachers.
The Bartow County School System has 15 buses outfitted with the Student Guardian program, a camera system that detects drivers illegally passing school buses.
Dr. Tim Floyd will begin his tenure on July 1.
Dr. Alan Nichols has been tapped to serve as the new dean of the Social Science, Business, and Education divisions at Georgia Highlands College.
Dr. Donald J. Green of Ferris State University in Michigan will begin his tenure at the Rome-based college on Sept. 8.
The work session will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdat
The next president of Georgia Highlands College will be announced by the Board of Regents at a future meeting.
Several faculty and staff members were recognized during the institution's graduation ceremony held on Thursday, May 15.
Thomas Harnden is one of 14 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state chosen for the Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the 2014 Summer Symposium Program.
The Board of Regents approved a new bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene for the Rome-based college.
Brigette Alexander is one of the first graduates of Atlanta Technical College's physical therapist assistant associate degree program.