District graduation rate released

Columbus, GA- According to a recent release from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE), the Muscogee County School District (MCSD) graduation rate has surpassed the state for the sixth consecutive year. The rate is now 86.1 percent, a decrease of 2.8 points year-over-year, from 88.9 percent.

“Although our graduation rate still remains well above the state and national averages, I am disappointed that we took a step backward after six consecutive years of improvement. Our ultimate goal of a 100 percent full-option graduation continues to be the focus of our work as a district. To that… Read Full Article

District teacher wins national education award

Columbus, GA – Columbus High School math teacher, Storie Atkins, was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top math teachers by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

Ms. Atkins was named a winner of the Edyth May Sliffe Award, which is given annually to approximately 20 teachers in the United States who have had students perform well in the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). Award recipients were selected from nominations received from the three students of each of the 60 highest scoring teams on the AMC 12. These student were asked to recommend a teacher who in their… Read Full Article

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