Head of the class: Cobb schools starting new summe...
by Philip Clements
12:38 AM, Saturday, May 23
MARIETTA — About 240 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders in Cobb County will take part in an invitation-only summer program next month, where they will participate in activities to increase critical thinking and research skills. “We’re very excited ...

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