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The Walton County Board of Education is poised to approve a new construction project that will lead to major renovations and new construction at Bay Creek Elementary School.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has selected local students recognized by their schools for achievements, character, leadership and/or community involvement.

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Loganville Christian Academy will offer a new "hybrid model" of education for kindergarten and first grade, mixing the traditional school setting with at-home education.

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The Georgia School Boards Association recently recognized the Walton County Board of Education as an Exemplary School Board for the second consecutive year.

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Valdosta State University signed articulation agreements with Athens Technical College on Monday, simplifying student transition between the two institutions of higher education.

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A home-schooled student from Loganville was announced Wednesday as one of about 3,000 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.

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In merely a week, students will be returning to class at Loganville Middle School, ready to sink back into the routine of classes for another school year.

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Here is information on the local private schools in Walton and eastern Gwinnett counties.

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Tim Bullard, a graduate from Loganville High School, doesn’t start at the Georgia Institute of Technology until next week, but he goes in already a sophomore in college.

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Many kids want to be a firefighter when they grow up – enticed by bright trucks, elaborate outfits and prominent Dalmatians.

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WALTON COUNTY – One of the common refrains in education is the need to get parents more involved in the schools, in the classroom and in their children's’ learning process.

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MONROE — Reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmetic were back on the agenda for the Walton County Chamber of Commerce as it hosted an “Education Summit” at its latest membership luncheon, inviting superintendents and headmasters from the county systems to speak on Walton education efforts.

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LOGANVILLE — For a few years, teacher Beth Callahan stepped away from the classroom, serving as an instructional coach for Walton County Public Schools

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WALTON COUNTY — All students in Walton County Public Schools tested on grade level in the recent Iowa Test of Basic Skills, but system officials said more work could be done to improve test performance.

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WALTON COUNTY — Last year, confronted with budget shortfalls and a need to save money, Walton County Public Schools shut the doors on the Walton Career Academy, the charter school that offered area students a chance to take career-oriented classes.