Officials say alternative school is working for Ma...
by Philip Clements
12:36 AM, Sunday, May 03
MARIETTA — An alternative school program serving both the Cobb and Marietta school districts is working to keep students in school, officials say, and both districts are looking to continue their contracts. Ombudsman is a private company contracte...

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