Gwinnett County’s efforts to close the achievement gap among low-income and minority students received national acclaim Monday and $500,000 in scholarships for high school seniors graduating next year.
It’s a tie. Gwinnett County’s school district won national bragging rights Monday afternoon when it and the Orange County school district in central Florida both won a major award for efforts in closing the achievement gap for low-income and minority students.
The Department of Justice and the Department of Education are throwing their weight behind a 2010 case against an Alabama school board in which a 14-year-old girl with special needs said she was raped.
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