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Teasley Middle Wins State Award

For the second year in a row, a Cherokee County school has been recognized for an intervention program that works to identify student weaknesses.

has won the Georgia Department of Education's 2012 SSTAGE Star Award for Promising Practices, the announced today.

The award is based on the school's Response to Intervention program, which identifies where students have areas of weakness in academics or behaviors.

“Your enthusiasm, team collaboration, dedication, and understanding of RTI (Response to Intervention) will be an inspiration to educational leaders and teachers across the state of Georgia,” SSTAGE President Donna Major said in a statement.

This is the second year that a Cherokee County school has won the award. In 2011, . In late November,  to learn about its RTI model.

DOE representatives will be invited to visit Teasley at a future date, district spokeswoman Barbara Jacoby said.

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