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34 H o m e w o o d M a g a z i n e 2 0 1 5 T Homewood's A+ Schools H O M E W O O D ' S A WA R D - W I N N I N G S C H O O L S Y S T E M U S E S I T S S T O R I E D H I S T O R Y T O C R E AT E A B R I G H T F U T U R E . The Homewood City School system has come a long way since its beginnings in the late 1960s. For years, Homewood's schools operated under the Jefferson Country Board of Education, but in 1970, 2,500 students left the Jefferson County system to become the fi rst students in Homewood's fl edgling schools. Today over 4,000 students attend Homewood's fi ve schools—all of which regularly make lists of the state's and nation's best. E D U C AT I O N

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