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Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only way to maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-15/richmond-county-school-c
Review sought of Richmond County schools' career programs

...job markets. ... We can learn what we need to add and maybe what we need to create to improve our programs."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said she had heard similar concerns from Augusta employers and wanted Superintendent Angela Pringle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-20/review-sought-richmond-co
Be an 'Everyday Hero' today

...become an Everyday Hero during Red Cross Month by helping your neighbors.Becky McKenzieAugusta (The writer is board chairwoman for the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-05/be-everyday-hero-today
Hannah, Cain, others sworn in to RCBOE positions

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members Tuesday, adding a new face to the board's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-16/hannah-cain-others-sworn-rcboe-
Health care cost worries lock out Richmond County substitutes

...fall after we have time to make a decision and (when) we know if any other changes will be made to the law."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said "no one can really say yet" whether a change to substitute teacher hours will be approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/health-care-cost-worries
Richmond County school board looks at job programs

...and companies use for applicants, then it hasn't done much good. We have to integrate all of this together."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew can see more students learning skilled trades as a way to lower Augusta unemployment."The demand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/richmond-county-school-boa
Aiken County schools superintendent will retire July 31

...District will continue to provide a great education for the students in Aiken County," stated Everitt in the release.Board chairwoman Rosemary English praised Everitt's dedication and professionalism."She has met or exceeded all of the goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-14/aiken-county-schools-supe
Columbia County school board hears rezoning proposal for 2015 school year

...time we will be projecting and enrolling for the next school year, so we will need those numbers," she said.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco agreed that a rezoning plan was needed."I think it's important to maximize the use of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-11/columbia-county-school-bo
Tim Spivey, Richmond County schools deputy superintendent, retires after 34 years of service

...itself. I always worked with great people. Roberson and my coworkers all were loyal and trustworthy."School board chairwoman Venus Cain said Spivey always had a "devilish grin" on his face as he worked, and was always ready to answer questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-30/tim-spivey-richmond-count
Richmond County school board discusses health screenings for student athletes

...creating a health-screening program for their student athletes, some had questions on how to best implement them. Board Chairwoman Venus Cain said she was concerned that students might try to keep their screening results secret from their families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-18/richmond-county-school-bo