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Richmond County Board of Education votes to submit 'strategic waivers' application

...we felt were applicable to us," Stripling said. "We also established committees of educators and worked with (board attorney) Pete Fletcher's office to explore the instructional and legal ramifications of the waivers we considered. "This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-10-20/richmond-county-board-education
Richmond County Board of Education OKs bus route to Jessye Norman School of the Arts' after school program

...legal," Dolan said. "Otherwise, we'll be stepping onto a slippery slope and things could become bad for us."Board attorney Pete Fletcher said the board had the authority to modify their bus routes, citing a section of education law that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-15/board-oks-busing-students
Columbia County charter school plan faces rejection again

...and a school leader, said the board was hoping to delay the commission's vote and address its concerns."Our board attorney is preparing an official response to this and we are hoping that, best case scenario, they allow us to respond to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-20/columbia-county-charter-s
Davidson building on Telfair Street cleared for sale

...management company failed to secure federal tax credits and the board decided to open it up to other buyers, according to board attorney Pete Fletcher.English, who owns a tire grinding business and private investments, said he considers himself lucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/davidson-building-telfair-str
Richmond County Board of Education voted to keep school employee tenure policy for another year.

...affects the school system was needed before holding another vote on the subject during the 2017 budget process.Board attorney Pete Fletcher said school employees have been given the "one-year notice" since 1995, keeping their original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-16/richmond-county-board-education
Richmond County Board of Education approves 2016 budget

...salary for one year, some voicing concerns that the measure would negatively affect budget and employee discipline.Board attorney Pete Fletcher said during the meeting that school employees have been given the "one-year notice" since 1995...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-09/richmond-county-board-edu
Old Davidson school sale delayed

...to renovate the building into a health clinic for the needy in honor of James Brown.Shortly before the closing, Board Attorney Pete Fletcher said English pushed back the closing to May 21, the last day available under the sale's terms.However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-27/old-davidson-school-sale-
Superintendent Angela Pringle says collaboration essential to success, future plans

...need over the next few years," Pringle said. "Cooperation with our current board is also very important. Our board attorney is very familiar with current state education laws, and his advice will help make sure we get the best waivers for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-22/superintendent-angela-pri
Historic building on Lucy C. Laney High School campus demolished for new construction

...area dedicated to detailing the site's history. The new building will also be used as a community gathering spot.Board attorney Pete Flet cher said the school system worked with the Haines Alumni Association, a 90-strong group of former Haines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-19/historic-building-lucy-c-
Agreement nears on moving buses

...transfer eight acres of jointly owned property on Lumpkin Road exclusively to the city for its new bus depot, school board attorney Pete Fletcher said."I can't speak for the board, but I don't anticipate any problems," he said. "I anticipate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses