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Tidwell: Marion Co. High in No. 1
academically in Chatt-Flint RESA

From the May 30, 2018 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County Chamber of Commerce got a very upbeat update on the local school system during its recent monthly meeting. Superintendent Glenn Tidwell was one of the guest speakers and he spoke of a number of positive items, but the biggest one was the statement: "Our high school is the number one academically achieving school in the RESA this year."
   The statement is based on the most recent CCRPI (College & Career Ready Performance Index), which is the latest overall measurement used by the Georgia Department of Education to "grade" schools.
   Tidwell explained that the CCRPI scores are based on a wide mix of data, including test scores and graduation rates. According to the DOE, the purpose is to "measure how well schools ... The rest of the story.