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Clayton County Public Schools open for in-person learning

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. – Hundreds of Clayton County Public Schools students returned to the classroom Monday morning. During the spring semester, only elementary school and special needs students were allowed back to in-person learning. However, many parents chose to keep their kids in virtual education. Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent,...
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Metro Atlanta ​schools welcoming back students

Students are headed back to school Monday, August 2, in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fayette counties and also for Gwinnett County students in grades 4th, 5th, 8th, 11th, and 12th. Gwinnett students are being phased in over 3 days, wtih the remainder returning on Wednesday and Thursday. The districts are returning...
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WSB Radio

School begins this week for several metro districts

It’s that time of year again – already. School is back in session this week in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett counties, as well as Atlanta. Students return to in-person – or in some cases virtual instruction – as COVID-19 cases are again on the rise. The latest developments in the...
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11 more districts head back to school on Monday. Here’s what parents need to know

Monday marks the first day of school for some of metro Atlanta’s biggest school districts. The following districts are heading back Monday: Carrollton City, Cherokee County, Clayton County, Cobb County, DeKalb County, Fayette County, Greene County, Morgan County, Newton County, Paulding County and Pickens County. Carrollton City Schools, Clayton County...
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Prayer Vigil planned in Jonesboro Aug. 14

JONESBORO — Clayton County police in partnership with Meia Ballinger are hosting a Prayer Vigil for Clayton County on Aug. 14. The vigil will be held at police headquarters, 7911 N. McDonough St. in Jonesboro from 10-10:30 am. All are invited to attend.
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Application window for Essential Home Repair Program to open Aug. 18

JONESBORO — Clayton County Community Development Department will open applications for the Essential Home Repair Program. The program provides financial assistance to make home repairs for qualifying homeowners which includes roofing, electrical, heating, air conditioning and plumbing. Qualifications are:. • Clayton resident over the age of 62, disabled or veteran.
Hampton, GAClayton News Daily

Town Hall to discuss pedestrian safety Aug. 5 in Hampton

HAMPTON — Clayton Commissioner Felicia Franklin is hosting a Pedestrian Safety Town Hall on Aug. 5. The event will be held at the South Clayton Recreation Center, 1837 McDonough Road starting at 6 p.m. Representatives from the Atlanta Regional Commission, Georgia Tech, Pedestrian Safety Project and the Clayton County Transportation...
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Georgia Needs Universal Preschool To Stay Competitive, Education And Policy Experts Say

Leaders in education say, to stay competitive, Georgia must invest more in early childhood education. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge reports. The lottery-funded Georgia Pre-K program simply is not enough to fill the gap in funding. That’s what Clayton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Morcease Beasley said during a recent hearing on early childhood education hosted by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Clayton County planning August pedestrian safety town hall

Clayton County Commissioner Felicia Franklin is planning to host a pedestrian safety town hall on Aug. 5. The event, which will take place at 6 p.m. at South Clayton Recreation Center, 1837 McDonough Road in Hampton, is in response to the need of adequate lighting, continuous sidewalks and safe crosswalks, the commissioner’s office said. It also will stream via Zoom at