Barge: Charter Schools Great Option – Student achievement gains, enrollment growth reported

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Odyssey kindergarden teacher Angela Perkins works with students on a coloring assignment as she displays one of the student's work.

By REBECCA LEFTWICH
rebecca@newnan.com
An "intense focus" on Georgia charter schools for the last two years has paid off, according to State School Superintendent John Barge, who pointed to student achievement gains and a steady growth in enrollment shown in the Georgia Department of Education's newly released 2011-12 Charter Schools Annual Report.
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