If you hated the the 2014 Braves, you might love the 2014 World Series. The Braves drove us to distraction and brought “termination” to Frank Wren, the general manager who built them, by swinging big, missing big and spitting the bit in September.
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A 40-year-old man was seriously injured Sunday when he fell off Raven Cliff Falls in North Georgia.The man, whose name has not been released, was hiking near the top of the falls when he fell about 50 feet, according to White County Fire Services spokeswoman Ana Newberry.
Georgia’s curriculum and its standardized test, the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test, are aligned to Common Core.
Starting this fall, SB 167 would allow school districts to offer a curriculum that is not aligned to Common Core. That flexibility would complicate the state’s process for evaluating teachers, which will be rolled out this fall and which will be tied, in part, to how students perform on the CRCT.
“This opens the door to some inconsistency,” said Melissa Fincher, associate superintendent for assessment and accountability for the state Department of Education.
Qualifying continues Wednesday. Democrat Jason Carter and Republican John Barge, both of whom want to be governor next year, are among the candidates expected to come to the Capitol to sign up.