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Fair Street School puts pause on IB program, will refocus on state standards
Ronda Larned, front left, works with Jonathan Baltazar, and Debra Storey, rear right, helps Augustin Vazquez with letters, colors and shapes Monday at Fair Street School. The kindergarten students are at the school for three days this week as an acclimation period. - photo by RON BRIDGEMAN
Fair Street School will change its focus this year — placing its emphasis on the Georgia Milestones and “pausing” on its International Baccalaureate program. The Gainesville Board of Education approved that change — on the recommendation of the school’s governance council and principal — at its June 18 meeting. “Our No.