Ga. Omits Serious Crimes From Danger School List

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Georgia officials are not including thousands of crimes as they compile a federally mandated list of dangerous schools, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Some of the omitted incidents are among the most serious crimes on school campuses in recent years, including an alleged rape in Marietta and the poisoning of a Gwinnett teacher. Under the federal No Child Left Behind act, the state is required to create a list of "persistently dangerous schools" that show a pattern of serious criminal activity over a three-year period. Parents are allowed to transfer children out of schools on the list. The . . .

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