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The Impact of the Montessori and French Immersion Programs on College Readiness  

This evaluation will assess the extent to which participation in the Montessori and French Immersion Specialty Programs improves the odds of being on track for college and career by the end of the junior year in high school.

Project Status: Schedule to commence winter 2017.

For more information, please contact Dr. Berhane B. Araia at or Dr. Akilan D. Swinton at 


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    That ninety (90%) of PGCPS' school-based administrators expressed being satisfied with their job in 2015, an increase of 10 percentage-points over the rate in 2011.


    More than 33,600 students, 9,000 parents, and 5,700 teachers participated in the 2017 School Climate Survey.