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Dawson Schools sees growth in most content areas of GA Milestones
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In the fourth year of the Georgia Milestones assessment, Dawson County students have shown improvement above state averages for the 2018 school year. At the Aug. 13 board of education meeting, Nicole LeCave, director of teaching and learning, presented the district’s rankings in the assessments and showed how the district has improved its rankings in most content areas over the last school year. The Georgia Milestones Assessment Systems, or GMAS, results for spring 2018 were released by the Georgia Department of Education July 27. During the Georgia Milestones Assessment System exams, students in grades three through eight are tested using an end of grade test, while high school students are administered end of course tests at the end of the winter and spring semesters.