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The 18th annual Bus Trip Across Georgia is Visiting Seven Public Schools and Programs doing Right
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Atlanta, GA--  The 18th annual Bus Trip Across Georgia is visiting seven public schools and programs that are doing things right.  The tour provides recognition for their efforts and showcases best practices that might be adapted and used elsewhere.  The theme this year is “Greater Flexibility, Greater Focus on Results.”

More than 70 education stakeholders representing business, government, education and citizen groups will participate as riders on two tour buses. Several other participants will join the tour at the respective sites.

Da Vinci Academy at South Hall Middle School, 3215 Poplar Springs   Road,           Gainesville,     Tuesday, October 26, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Hall County Schools)

                     Norcross High School, 5300 Spalding Drive, Norcross, October 26, 11:30 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. (Gwinnett County Schools)

                     Sawyer Road Elementary School, 840 Sawyer Road, Marietta, October 27, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Marietta City Schools)

                           KIPP South Fulton Academy, 1286 E. Washington Ave., East Point, October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Charter – Fulton County Schools)

                           The New Schools at Carver, 55 McDonough Blvd., Atlanta, October 27, 1:45 – 3:45 p.m. (Atlanta Public Schools)

                           Charles R. Drew Charter School, 301 East Lake Blvd., Atlanta, October 28, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Atlanta Public Schools)

                           Smokey Road Middle School, 965 Smokey Road, Newnan, October 28, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. (Coweta County Schools)

The purpose of the tour is both to honor achieving schools and give education stakeholders from various parts of the state a chance to see what is working in these schools.  Hopefully, they will take many of the best practices they see back to their own communities.

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