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Longtime educator Carol Rountree retires

...teachers as schools were given pass/fail labels based on single tests, but Virginia Bradshaw, former assistant superintendent for instruction, said Rountree brought a sense of calm to the situation."She was calm, she was competent, you just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-30/longtime-educator-carol-r
Parents voice concerns over school merger plan

...merger would provide academic opportunities for the middle school students, said Debbie Alexander, assistant superintendent for instruction.By moving to Butler, students would have access to dual enrollment courses, Advanced Place ment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-10/parents-voice-concerns-ov
Parents oppose closing National Hills Elementary

...That's the kind of school Garrett is," he said. "It's all about family here."Debbie Alexander, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, said the proposed merger would also add more academic programs to the school. With more teachers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-20/parents-oppose-closing-na
Parents vocal at schools' rightsizing hearing

...community meetings, the Board of Education will use information gathered to approve or deny the proposals.Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Debbie Alexander said the two 6-12 mergers will be a way to offer more academic programs to middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-03/parents-vocal-schools-rig
Augusta school officials ponder how to replace Race to the Top funding

...school and to pay substitutes to cover classes for training during the school day.Debbie Alexander, the assistant superintendent for instruction, said some professional learning can continue with Title I funds, federal money awarded to low-income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-10/school-officials-ponder-h
Teacher fires up colleagues

...overwhelmed with standards and testing that we wanted to give teachers some hope," said David Mathis, the assistant superintendent for instruction in Edgefield County. "We want them to see that all they are doing in the classroom is worth it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/06/met_400044.shtml
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School leaders dispute testing

...the adequate yearly progress standards of the tough federal mandate, said Dr. Frank Roberson, the assistant superintendent for instruction. Citing preliminary state scores for Aiken County from the Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/27/met_386367.shtml
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Mounting demands frustrate educators

...Neither is placing 23 of 25 shots dead center. "You've got to hit them all," said David Mathis, the assistant superintendent for instruction for the Edgefield County school district. "You miss one, and that can drag down the whole school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/15/met_387722.shtml
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Schools say ratings are unfair

...from grade to grade, but they don't get credit for being able to do this," said David Mathis, the assistant superintendent for instruction in Edgefield County. "It's very frustrating when teachers and principals are giving 100 percent and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/met_388358.shtml
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Panel planning new methods to raise SATs

...involved in our schools, students can collectively show a higher mean scale score," said Frank Roberson, assistant superintendent for instruction. Pending board approval Tuesday night, the 15-member committee will consist of teachers, college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/07/met_214298.shtml
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