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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
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
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
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-
Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...and a jury.Smith's hearing was scheduled for Oct. 8, 2001, at the former central office on Heckle Street. Board attorney Pete Fletcher prepared more than a dozen alleged victims and witnesses to testify against Smith, and the board paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/augusta-couple-seek-ex
Educator misconduct unwanted reality in most school districts in state

...the mandatory reporter law and what kinds of relationships and interactions with students are inappropriate.School board attorney Pete Fletcher said school administrators train their staffers at the beginning of every school year, and he is charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-12/educator-misconduct-unwanted
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