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UGA Department of Chemistry employee faces 34 counts of felony computer trespass

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Rebecca Jane Pruett, an administrative assistant in the DoC, trespassed into the Gmail accounts of two chemistry department employees; Pruett is the daughter of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry’s director, Henry Schaefer.
Source: Red&Black.com

 Clayton County Schools to begin classes Monday
About 52,000 students are expected.
Source: Clayton News Daily

 Henry County Schools tally 40,724 students
Source: Henry Daily Herald

 Mary Ray Memorial School in Raymond put on National Register
The century-old school building – located in the Raymond Community between Newnan and Sharpsburg – is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

 SACS requires response from Cherokee County School District
Complaints were made by Post 1 School Board Member Kelly Marlow in June.
Source: Cherokee Ledger-News

UGA first year students set academic criteria records
The first year students have the highest GPA and SAT averages on record for entering freshmen.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

• UGA freshman class has average 3.86 GPA and combined SAT score of 1280
Source: Red&Black.com 

Doug Bachtel, much-quoted UGA demographer, dies 
Bachtel was a go-to source for reporters in Georgia and across the nation, and for many years was a sought-after speaker across the state.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

• Doug Bachtel dies at 68
Bachtel, who retired on June 30 as professor of housing and consumer economics, had multiple sclerosis.
Source: Red&Black.com 

Test scores in New York hint at hard road ahead for Common Core
Just 31 percent of the state’s students in grades 3 to 8 were deemed proficient in math and in English language arts (ELA) on the new tests, compared with about 65 percent in math and 55 percent in ELA on last year’s tests.
Source: Christian Science Monitor

• Audio: Georgia education officials expect drop in scores with new test standards 
Source: WABE.org

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