Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Senate Bill 458 Amended; Allows School Systems to Determine Whether to Accept Students from Non-Accredited Systems!
From Rep. Matt Ramsey: Statement on Senate Bill 458
3/26/08 (5:43 p.m.) I am pleased to report that the House Committee on Science and Technology has amended a provision in Senate Bill 458 that would have potentially required school systems to accept students from non-accredited school systems. The amended version of the provision is now permissive and says that the receiving school system “may” accept such student, leaving it to the sole discretion of the receiving County, as was the intent in the original legislation... More

Sneak Preview of National Cathedral Performance!
The Starr's Mill High School Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. John Odom, will perform a concert of sacred music on Thursday, March 27, at PTC First Presbyterian Church at 7 pm. The concert will be a preview of the performance the choir will give at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, in April. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. PTC First Presbyterian Church is located at 206 Willowbend Rd in the heart of Peachtree City.

John McCain 2008 spokesman Tucker Bounds today issued the following statement on Barack Obama's old-style political attacks today:"Senator Obama's blatant mischaracterizations aren't the new politics he's promised America, they're the old attack and smear tactics that Americans are tired of.

Governor Perdue Accepts $5 Million Workforce Development Grant from U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Chao
Today Governor Sonny Perdue, along with U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss and U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, accepted a $5 million Workforce Development Demonstration Grant from U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao to assist with the planned expansion of Ft. Benning and the transitions of Fort Gillem, Fort McPherson and the Navy Supply Corps School.

Special Thanks...
Just wanted to send out a special thanks to Becky Smith and to Fayette FACTOR. Many of the great info we pass on to you regarding grants, non-profits, resources, etc. come to us via an email from Becky. She does an outstanding job with FACTOR and with all the many hats she wears.

WOW! What a great resource: Norris Consulting Newsletter/ grant notification
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PTC First Presbyterian Kindergarten Registration Now Open
3/25/08 (Blogpost) Registration for the 2008-09 school year at the PTC First Presbyterian Kindergarten is now open to the community. Founded in 1968 as the first preschool and kindergarten in Peachtree City, the school has grown to over 215 students... More

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