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Saturday July 4th, 2015 4:26AM

Three area schools make state's 'Alert' list

By Staff
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Education released the list of 2014 Alert Schools on Tuesday as part of the state's waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.<br /> <br /> 51 schools are on the list statewide.<br /> <br /> Schools in our area making the list include:<br /> <br /> ~Hall County: Oakwood Elementary School and West Hall High School<br /> ~Habersham County: 9th Grade Academy<br /> <br /> Alert School Definition:<br /> <br /> ~A Title I or non-Title I school in the state<br /> ~Based on the lowest achievement of the "all students" group in terms of proficiency on the statewide assessments<br /> ~Has demonstrated a lack of progress on those assessments over three years in the "all students" group<br /> ~May not be identified as a Priority School or Focus School<br /> <br />
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