This program has only been underway for a year now with over 942 people signed up with kids under the age of five. They first saw the need when their third-grade reading level had not improved in over a decade.
Students in Georgia scored low on the National Milestones Assessment Test, according to state education officials. They also say this test provides a clear picture of the educational damage from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The proposal is to turn the old Albany Middle School into a new learning and living center. The preservation committee previously found that the former school could be better preserved and refurbished.
“I think there is an incredible legacy here that Dr. Bridges was able to do some really great things and so I’m really looking forward to taking that baton and moving forward and being able to position the institution."