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House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...said new leadership can change expectations and atmosphere in a school.The committee chairman, Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman of Duluth, said the proposal should put eligible schools on notice."(The committee) visited a lot of schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-23/house-panel-oks-deals-sch
Georgia's suspensions bill sparks discussion

...Association spoke in support of the bill.Senior members of the House Education Committee opposed it, including Chairman Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth."There are first- and second-(graders) and kindergartners that need to be out," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/georgias-suspensions-bil
Handel endorses Kingston ahead of GOP Senate runoff

...two formal rivals endorsing him, too. He also announced the backing of state House Education Committee Chairman Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth. Coleman is a career educator like Buck, who is the state's assistant superintendent now.Buck and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-28/handel-endorses-kingston-ahea
Superintendent runoff pits Big Business against parents and teachers

...defends (though carefully avoiding the actual words "Common Core"). He lists among his endorsements state Reps. Brooks Coleman and Randy Nix, two of the most enthusiastic Common Core proponents in the Georgia House of Representatives.By contrast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/superintendent-r
Ga. panel considers easing school regulations

...are expected to begin public meetings later this summer.They'll make the year-end deadline, promised Rep. Brooks Coleman, chairman of the House Education Committee and overall chairman of the school-funding commission. In the meantime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-06/ga-panel-considers-easing
Panel calls for less spending on administration, more on technology in Georgia schools

...Wednesday after producing heated conversations in the commission's final months of work.Millar and co-chairman Brooks Coleman, a Republican House member from Duluth, cited criticisms that many system offices are "bloated." The commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-19/panel-calls-less-spending
Georgia urges schools to get carbon monoxide detectors

...write any new laws due to the statewide concern the Atlanta carbon monoxide leak has already caused. However, Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, chairman of the House Education Committee, said state lawmakers want to examine the issue.In Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-07/georgia-urges-schools-get
Saturday's local sports results

...loser, 6 p.m., Monday.Boys Soccer Class A Playoffs Quarterfinals PAIDEIA 2, AQUINAS 0 Goals: Paideia--Tim Brooks, Coleman Parks. Assists: Paideia--Robert Hines. Goalkeepers: Paideia--Collin Shaw (1 save), Aquinas--Will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-05-08/saturdays-local-sports-results
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Analysis: Census brings Ga. political change

...rose from 9 percent to 25 percent in a Gwinnett County legislative district currently represented by Republican Rep. Brooks Coleman.Such demographic shifts have profound policy implications. Not only are voters eager to elect candidates who look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-29/analysis-census-brings-ga-po
Teachers to get incentive pay

...then-Gov. Sonny Perdue sounded the alarm that in 2008 Georgia colleges produced only one physics teacher.State Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, the chairman of the House education committee and sponsor of the 2009 bill, called the pay incentives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-06-25/teachers-get-incentive-pa