Some West Georgia students going online to attend public school (West Georgia Neighbor)



KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 21, 2017) — Destiny McCray was not happy about school and her mother knew it.

Sonya McCray saw her daughter was withdrawing because other students bullied Destiny —impeding her daughter’s academic progress.

After researching alternatives, Sonya pulled her daughter from public school in seventh grade and enrolled her in Georgia Connections Academy, which allows her to take all her courses online.

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