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All Cobb County Schools will be closed the week of November 24-28. The Central Office will be open Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25 with phones being answered until 4:00 pm.

Posted 11/21/2014

Cobb School District Receives Accreditation Recommendation

The AdvancEd accreditation team visited Cobb schools to evaluate the District. On November 19, the team delivered its exit report at a special called Board meeting. Their report concluded with a recommendation for Cobb schools to maintain their accreditation. This recommendation will now be sent back to AdvancEd for official approval.

You can view the special called Board meeting by clicking here.

Posted 11/19/2014

Superintendent's SACS Presentation

The Superintendent presented a State of the District overview to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) External Review Team on Monday, November 17, 2014. The presentation below contains information regarding district demographics, latest district assessment data, our current financial state and IE2.

Click to download a PDF of the Superintendent's SACS Presentation

Posted 11/18/2014

Georgia State Board of Education Taking Comment on Proposed Revisions to Common Core

Based on community feedback from across the state, the GA State Board of Education has proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics to be effective for the 2015-2016 school year. These revisions have now been posted for a 60 day review and comment period. Please click here to review the revised standards and to provide your comments to inform the decision for the GABOE.

Posted 11/14/2014

Board of Education Approves IE2 Contract

Next: Proposal To Be Submitted For State Consideration

The Cobb County Board of Education has approved the Cobb County School District’s initial Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) contract and has authorized submitting it to the state Department of Education for final approval. The contract would go into effect for the 2015-2016 school year. The contract was approved unanimously at the school board’s work session meeting following an opportunity for the public to provide input on the proposal.

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Posted 11/12/2014

Cobb Drafts IE2 Contract, Seeks Public Input

The Cobb County Board of Education has reviewed a draft proposal that defines the parameters of what will be the District’s initial Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) contract with the state. Following public input, the contract must be approved by the Board of Education and then submitted to the state Department of Education for approval. To receive public input on this proposal before it is voted on and submitted, the Cobb County Board of Education will hold a hearing at 8:30 a.m. on November 12, 2014 at the school district central office, 514 Glover Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060.

Find out more about IE2

Posted 11/6/2014

Four-Year Graduation Rate Increases For Third Consecutive Year in Cobb

The U.S. Department of Education defines the four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate as the number of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma divided by the number of students who entered high school four years earlier (including adjustments for student transfers). This uniform calculation method allows for accurate and comparable data across all 50 states, improving transparency and accountability. In the past, states measured graduation rates using inconsistent methods, resulting in incomparable sets of data.

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Posted 10/30/2014

CCSD Updates Enrollment Protocol

The health and safety of our students and school staffs is our highest priority. National and international health authorities are currently working to manage an ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in several countries in West Africa. The Cobb County School District has released an update to the Enrollment Protocol as well a letter to parents informing them of the changes. Please see the links below.

Posted 10/17/2014

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Cobb Schools Foundation Announces 2014 Teacher IMPACT Grant Recipients

Posted: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:51:49 +0000

Cobb Students Win WaterSmart Art Competition

Posted: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:38:46 +0000

Mabry MS Art Teacher Receives Georgia Art Education Award

Posted: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:30:55 +0000

Cobb Mentoring Matters Partners with Cobb Churches

Posted: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:23:35 +0000

Russell Elementary Hosts STEM Night, LEGO Competition

Posted: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:01:28 +0000

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