July 22, 2019, Atlanta Journal Constitution: Cherokee County schools name exec for student emotional, mental health https://www.ajc.com/news/local/cherokee-county-schools-name-exec-for-student-emotional-mental-health/lE0k9WXTsdvsZZcOmhpPMO/ The Cherokee County School Board, responding to concerns about students’ emotional and mental health, has named a former principal to head a new social and emotional learning initiative. Debra Murdock, former principal of Cherokee High School and a Georgia High School Principal of the Year, will focus on “developing new ways to better support students’ and employees’ emotional and mental health and well-being,” according to a district announcement. The district said it’s the first step toward implementing recommendations of the superintendent’s ad hoc committee on social and emotional learning….
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