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Incumbents fall in Barrow BOE races

Incumbents fall in Barrow BOE races

There’s going to be some major turnover on the Barrow County Board of Education come January.

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BOE candidates make final push before runoff

BOE candidates make final push before runoff

The four Barrow County board of education candidates aren’t necessarily worried anymore about convincing residents that they’re the best candidate for the job.

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Barrow County News to once again participate in Pack the Bus campaign

Barrow County News to once again participate in Pack the Bus campaign

It’s almost time to pack the bus.

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CRCT results display weaknesses in ability of yearly tests to measure sustained success

Barrow County Schools Superintendent Chris McMichael points to some slight reductions in the pass rates among the county’s highest succeeding schools as to why some teachers in gifted and advanced classes are concerned about how the state’s new test might solve the issue.

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Barrow schools see some progress in CRCT results

Most Barrow County students displayed improvement on the majority of their subjects according to the just-released Criterion-Reinforced Competency Test school-level results.

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Georgia DOE releases final EOCT test results

The Georgia Department of Education released Wednesday the final state-wide results of the high school End-Of-Course Tests, showing continued issues in math but improvements in a number of other areas.

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Barrow Schools charter system "looked to as a model"

The Barrow County School District’s system of operation appears to be becoming even more popular in the state.

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Barrow CRCT results show strengths, weaknesses

The Barrow County School System’s third through eighth graders on average made gains from year-to-year on the state’s final Criterion-Reinforced Competency Test.

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BOE approves FY15 budget, new staff

BOE approves FY15 budget, new staff

The Barrow County school system passed a couple of major hurdles toward being prepared for the upcoming school year.

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State dept. releases final CRCT scores

The Barrow County School System will soon get to measure itself against the rest of the state for the last time using the Criterion-Reinforced Competency Test.

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Barrow schools prepare for new tests

Barrow schools prepare for new tests

The director of student services for the Barrow County School System sees a lot of promise, but also some issues with the new testing system the state of Georgia recently announced it would be implementing in place of the CRCT and EOCT.

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Barrow Schools see steady rise in enrollment

Barrow Schools see steady rise in enrollment

The Barrow County School System continues to add students.

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BOE moves closer to finalizing budget

BOE moves closer to finalizing budget

The Barrow County School System is one step closer to passing a finalized budget for fiscal year 2015.

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BOE to vote Tuesday on unique nurse plan

BOE to vote Tuesday on unique nurse plan

The Barrow County School District could soon have a clinical worker in nearly every school at all times, using a formula not seen in other area schools, according to Matt Thompson, the system's director of student services.

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BOE hires teachers, administrators

BOE hires teachers, administrators

The Barrow County School District just went on a hiring spree, but to fill out the executive cabinet they’ve likely got a few hires to go.

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