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BOE to vote on FY16 budget Monday

Proposal includes raises, additional instructional day

The Clayton County Board of Education is set to adopt its fiscal year 2016 budget Monday.

Locals graduate higher ed institutions

School Notebook 5-30-15

Tiara Letriece Smith has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala.

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Utopian Academy gets Hollywood visitors

Artesius Miller told the men about the charter school’s long journey to this point, the final week of its inaugural year open.

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Stilwell make history with first graduating class

Principal Michael Robinson led the procession of seniors down the back halls of Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts.

Transition program available for rising kindergartners

School Notebook 5-23-15

Little Ones Learning Center, a quality rated childcare center, will host a Summer Transition Program for tots who need extra help transitioning to kindergarten.

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Celebrating cultures, Head Start pupils show multi-national colors

Pre-K teacher Erma Sims has ensured that her students will be able to count before they reach kindergarten.

Residents speak about BOE budget proposal, employee raises

A handful of residents opined about the school board’s fiscal year 2016 budget, noting the need for increased pay among teachers.

Officials remind residents of graduation schedules, travel to ceremonies

Elite Scholars Academy will be the only program remaining open beyond this week in Clayton County Public Schools.

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Clayton State officials open new Lucy Huie Hall Film Studio in Jonesboro

Students congregated inside the former aircraft hangar, where the walls have been painted black and the mechanical equipment has been replaced by bright studio lights.

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Superintendent Luvenia Jackson encourages new graduates

Over the next week, thousands of teenagers will take ownership of their new responsibilities as adult citizens in the world.

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