Tag: Georgia

The Season of Giving at Ombudsman

Ombudsman campuses around the country are embracing the giving spirit this holiday season. While our Ombudsman staff and educators get to witness our students do great things every day of the year, we want to make sure to recognize and ...

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Officials say alternative school is working for Marietta, Cobb students (Georgia)

An alternative school program serving both the Cobb and Marietta school districts is working to keep students in school, officials say, and both districts are looking to continue their contracts. Ombudsman is a private company contracted by the school districts ...

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Ombudsman students show Christmas spirit by donating to shelter (Cartersville, Ga.)

A group of Bartow County students experienced true Christmas spirit when they chose to give rather than receive. For two weeks, 31 students attending Ombudsman Educational Services/Cartersville Learning Center collected personal-hygiene items, pantry items, cleaning supplies, canned food and clothing, ...

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WCBOE Ombudsman program shows success (LaFayette, Ga.)

Chattanooga Times Free Press Walker County Schools’ Ombudsman program is gaining momentum in graduation success rates. System Student Services Director Chris Chambers gave the report to the Walker County School Board in a recent meeting. “Of all the [LaFayette] students ...

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Parent Letter: “Without Ombudsman, our son wouldn’t be where he is today.” (Fulton, Ga.)

We received the following letter from a parent of one of our students at the Ombudsman Fulton North center in Georgia. We’re so grateful Mr. Albert granted us permission to share this on the blog: Mr. Petit, I want to ...

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Operation Graduation 2014 Essay: Torye Parker (Gordon, Ga.)

My name is Torye Parker. I started attending Ombudsman the second semester of my senior year. The reason is because I failed the Georgia High School Graduation Test. In Georgia, their is a law that states all students going to ...

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Ombudsman works to improve outcomes for suspended Savannah-Chatham students; Schools a haven for at-risk students (Savannah, Ga.)

Savannah Morning News January 9, 2014 By Jenel Few    Savannah-Chatham Public School officials made an important investment last year when they shut down Scott Alternative Education Center and hired a private company to operate schools for suspended and expelled students. ...

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Operation Graduation 2013 Winners Announced!

A guest post from Ombudsman’s Chief Operating Officer Allison O’Neill. I am excited to announce the winners of Operation Graduation 2013, and before I do, I would like to recognize the operations managers, center directors, center staff, instructional leadership and support ...

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Supt. Edwards: City schools Ombudsman off to good start (Carrollton, Ga.)

13 Aug 2013 by: Colton Campbell The program that replaced Carrollton City Schools’ alternative school is off on the right foot, Superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards said Tuesday. The city Board of Education voted earlier this year to enter into a ...

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Operation Graduation 2013: Desi Davis (Savannah, Ga.)

My name is Desi. I am eighteen and in the 12th grade. I attend Ombudsman Alternative Center. I will be graduating from high school in a few weeks. The day is finally arriving. I did not realize when I was ...

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