If parents want to know how Georgia’s public school systems are faring compared to schools nationally or in other states, they can now look up the new “Education Scoreboard.”

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement launched Tuesday a new data resource on its web site.

The data listed on the new scoreboard includes: average days attended for a given school population, percent of high school students who graduate with a regular diploma, average SAT scores and the percent of HOPE scholars graduating from high school.

“Until now, Georgia has lacked a sole source for stakeholders that paints a clear picture of education in Georgia, from pre-kindergarten through college,” said Jennifer Rippner, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.

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