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Parents Get Better Insight Into Students' Academic Growth

In Atlanta, parents now can see how their children are performing compared to students with similar academic histories. The information in the Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) focuses on how students improved from year to year and in certain subjects compared to their peers.

Fulton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa told 11Alive, "Now what we're going to be able to show parents is did your kids actually grow a year's worth of growth in a year's time?"

Previously, Georgia only publicly released test results that let parents see whether a district, school or grade level met state standards and how the results compared to previous years.

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Article by Celine Provini, EducationWorld Editor

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