Education News in Brief

District Won’t Fight Accreditation Loss

By Linda Jacobson — September 16, 2008 1 min read

Officials with the Clayton County, Ga., public schools have decided not to appeal the loss of the district’s accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. As of Sept. 1, the 50,000-student district, outside Atlanta, became the first in almost 40 years to lose its accreditation. (“Loss of Accreditation Rocks Georgia District,” Sept. 3, 2008.)

A version of this article appeared in the September 17, 2008 edition of Education Week