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Cobb Teaching and Learning System

Assess

CTLS Assess contains over 90,000 high-quality, vetted assessment items which allow teachers to identify what students know. Over 2,000,000 assessments have been delivered to Cobb students through CTLS.

Teach

CTLS Teach contains a constantly growing library of over 500,000 high-quality, vetted instructional resources which allows teachers to support what students need to know.

Instant

CTLS Assess provides immediate feedback and data for teachers which allows instructional decisions to be made instantly.

Parent

CTLS Parent will allow parents to see what their student knows and what they can do about it from home. Anticipated to be available in 2018-2019.

Better

CTLS includes one-of-a-kind features such as simultaneous search of dozens of platforms, one eco-system, single sign-on. 

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The Cobb County School District has built a one-of-a-kind, industry-leading learning management platform which allows parents and teachers to identify what students know and the supports to teach what they don’t.

FY2019 District Budget

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The Cobb County School District continues to be one of the largest public school systems in the United States to be debt free.

AAA

The Cobb County School District has earned and maintained a AAA credit rating.

$144 million

The Cobb County School District loses $144 million local-revenue dollars to the state of Georgia every year. Cobb tax dollars are distributed to other counties across the state for education and non-education related expenses.

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The FY2019 budget prioritizes students and staff by providing world-class facilities, cutting-edge technology, and trend-setting student safety measures. This budget also includes…
– a 2.6% raise for all non-temporary employees
– a 1.1% bonus for all non-temporary non-238-day employees
…all without raising the millage tax rate for Cobb County residents.

FY2019 Budget at a Glance

Raise for CCSD Staff

3.2% - 7.4%

The Cobb County School Board has approved an additional raise for non-temporary employees. Step-eligible employees will receive a 3.2% to 7.4% raise.

Raise, bonus, and step increase

This 1.5% raise adds to the Board’s original 1.1% raise which was part of the FY19 budget.

Non-temporary employees

This raise applies to all non-temporary employees including teachers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, substitutes and custodians as examples.

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This raise was made possible by making fiscally responsible decisions with Cobb County tax dollars in a sustainable way. This raise prioritizes staff by providing:
– a 2.6% raise for all non-temporary employees
– a step increase for all eligible employees
– a 1.1% bonus for all non-temporary, non-238-day employees
…all without raising the millage tax rate for Cobb County residents.

Student Safety

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The Cobb County School District employs 66 police officers dedicated to the safety of each student and school in Cobb County.

AlertPoint

Using state-of-the-art technology, AlertPoint gives each employee the ability to activate an emergency alert anywhere on a school campus.

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The Cobb County School District has invested in unparalleled student safety supports including one of the largest school police forces in the state and the only crisis-management platform in the state.