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Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...they said 'we could easily improve test scores if you just get the state off our back,'" said Lou Erste, associate superintendent for policy and charter at the Georgia Department of Education. "We're spending all this time with all these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-13/local-school-districts-st
Columbia County students show off tech projects, make connections with local businesses

...competitions and fields trips. Currently, only nine schools in Georgia are fully STEM-certified.Columbia County Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney said STEM certification not only helps build a school's standing in its community but also prepares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/columbia-county-students-s
Columbia County schools hit record enrollment

...high enrollment and is projected to keep growing as more students filter in through Labor Day, according to Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney.Enrollment reached 25,201 students on Tuesday ? about 600 more than what the system started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-12/columbia-county-schools-r
SAT scores for Richmond, Columbia County released

...484 in writing. Each segment of the test is now worth 800 points, for a total of 2,400 possible points.Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney said the increase in scoring was partly tied to common core curriculum standards and Advanced Placement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-07/sat-scores-richmond-colum
Grovetown High educator Kim Buchanan selected as Columbia County Teacher of the Year

...said.Buchanan was among five finalists from across the county selected by a panel of outside judges, said Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney. The final selection was made after the judges observed the finalists in their classrooms and interviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-09/grovetown-high-educator-k
Winter storm paralyzes cities across Southeast

...buses stuck on roadways in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, though the scope wasn't yet clear. Steve Smith, associate superintendent with Atlanta Public Schools, told WSB-TV that two students from the district remained on one bus.DeKalb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/winter-storm-paralyzes-cities
Carney returning to Columbia County school administration

...Columbia County as an associate superintendent from 2010 to 2011, will return next year as associate superintendent.Carraway currently is...a contract, "but the associate superintendent (pay) scale tops out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-01/carney-returning-columbi
Georgia moves toward standardized teacher evaluations

...were involved in a conspiracy to cheat and receive bonuses for improved student performance.Melissa Fincher, associate superintendent for assessment and accountability with the Georgia Department of Education, said the evaluation is designed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-13/georgia-moves-toward-standardized-t
Westside principal follows students from elementary school to graduation

...military, workforce and college, Alexander will take a cue and move on, too.In the fall she will step in as associate superintendent of instruction, where she will work in Superintendent Frank Roberson's cabinet supervising curriculum for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-05-23/westside-principal-follow
Lincoln County legend Larry Campbell is returning next season

...County superintendent, said the merger had to happen, pointing to financial reasons. Carney, who will be associate superintendent in Columbia County next school year, also said Campbell is still the head coach.Campbell, who's been the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-05-29/lincoln-county-legend