Clayton County Schools to keep accreditation - CBS46 News

Clayton County Schools to keep accreditation

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CLAYTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Clayton County Schools are keeping their accreditation for five more years.

In a meeting held Wednesday, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools review board made the announcement.

Clayton County schools have been under intense scrutiny since in 2008, when the system became the first in the nation to lose accreditation in nearly 40 years. The association blamed the local school board, saying it meddled in day-to-day school operations and had frequent public squabbles.

CBSAtlanta.com will have more information as it becomes available.

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