Power outage closes Dalton Middle early (Updated 6:15 p.m.)
Dalton Middle School students were dismissed at 1:15 p.m. today due to a power outage that affected the entire campus. School officials and Dalton Utilities staff are investigating the cause.
The state of Dalton State
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Tuition isn’t only bill college students see
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Summer Transition students prepped for kindergarten
A group of pre-kindergarten students officially became kindergartners at Blue Ridge Elementary School last Friday.
School officials ‘put the brakes’ on Southeast track renovation
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Common Core tests could exceed Georgia’s budget
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Senators: Student loan interest rates to double
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State: Georgia students make gains on CRCT tests
State education officials say students in Georgia’s elementary and middle schools improved on most of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests -- or CRCTs -- taken this year.
AP IMPACT: Post-recession, higher ed paths diverge
Determined to learn their way out of the Great Recession — or eager to rise above the deprivation of developing lands — unprecedented millions of people have enrolled in colleges and universities around the world in the past five years.
What they’re finding is an educational landscape turning upside down.
Dalton Middle expansion to start in October, deal with ‘peak period’
The only middle school within the Dalton public school system, where more than 1,600 students crammed halls and walked shoulder-to-shoulder during class change last school year, needs to be bigger, school officials said.
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