Hall County and Gainesville middle and high schools scored above the state average while elementary schools scored below in the fourth College and Career Readiness Performance Index, which was released Tuesday morning.
Gainesville City Schools will continue to hear comments from residents who sign up to speak at meetings and will do that earlier in its meetings - following one of the longer meetings the board has held in months.
The College and Career Ready Performance Index scores are a bit "like a kid coming home with a report card" for school districts, Kevin Bales, director of middle and secondary education for Hall County, said Monday.
Gov. Nathan Deal acknowledged Monday morning during a budget signing ceremony in Hall County that Georgians are anxiously awaiting his decision on whether to veto a bill passed in the General Assembly this year that lifts a weapons ban on the state's public college campuses.
Gov. Nathan Deal flew into Hall County by helicopter Monday morning to sign the $23.7 billion state budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which begins July 1, landing at the site where Lanier Technical College will relocate in the coming years.