Education

The Polk County Board of Education has announced that they'll be gathering for a special session on Saturday morning at the central office, and once opening their meeting will go into an executive session to discuss personnel matters. 

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Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, announced Tuesday the launch of the Words2Reading website, a web tool with curated resources for families, caregivers and teachers to help develop and sharpen early childhood language and literacy skills.

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Rep. Winfred Dukes, D-Albany, finished a distant third Monday as the state Democratic Caucus selected Bob Trammell, D-Luthersville, as Stacey Abrams’ replacement as the Mouse Minority leader. The election was necessary after Abrams resigned her leadership position to run for governor.

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The continued threat of tax fraud has prompted protective measures and changes in policy from the Georgia Department of Revenue effective this year in an effort to protect sensitive information, but the process has left many taxpayers waiting and wondering why their 2017 state income tax refund has not arrived.

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