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Experts say Jason Carter's school funding model untested

...other state spending.Voters tend to support promises to take politics out of education, said Mike Griffith, school finance consultant for the Education Commission of the States. But taking politics out of budgeting is very unlikely, he said."Budgeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
To improve 'woefully dated' Aiken County schools, '1 Cent Makes Sense'

...Ferry development and sales team, and as a current project consultant, it has been exciting to see North Augusta truly become a leading...North Augusta Riverfront Company, the current development consultant for the Hammond's Ferry development project in North Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-19/improve-woefully
Slive to retire as SEC commissioner in July

...Vanderbilt chancellor Nick Zeppos says the SEC will begin a search for a successor. The conference says Slive will become a consultant to the SEC.When Slive left Conference USA to take over the SEC in 2002, the conference was in disarray with nine of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/slive-retire-sec-commissione
'Are there worms in your beef?' McDonald's fields unappetizing questions about its food

...with videos or other posts, as well as responding one-on-one to questions, Stringfellow said.Laura Ries, a marketing consultant based in Atlanta, said companies have to be more responsive to questions from customers, especially at a time when people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/are-there-worms-your-beef-
Playoff committee tries to avoid publicly discussing playoff

...an amateur reporter.The College Football Playoff works with former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer as a media consultant.Radakovich said Fleischer and his group have stressed to athletic directors to be careful when talking about anything related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-13/playoff-committee-tries-a
Holiday hiring in full swing

...boost seasonal employee levels by 50,000 and between 90,000 and 95,000, respectively.According to the outplacement consultant Challenger, Gray & Christmas, continued job gains across all industries and increased consumer spending are anticipated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/holiday-hir
Older pets sometimes need special help

...is a common problem for dogs and cats as they age."Give 'em a boost," says Amy Shojai, a certified animal behavior consultant in Sherman, Texas, and author of Complete Care for your Aging Cat and Complete Care for your Aging Dog. "Cats love high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-10-05/older-pets-sometimes-need-special-h
Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

...out," he said.The first issue of the day focused on unemployment insurance and included a presentation by state labor consultant Cherry Rizer, who outlined everything from the steps employers need to follow to ensure claims are processed accurately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-30/employer-su
Augusta hospitals critique bids

...behalf of University McDuffie County Regional Medical Center, consultant Lawrence Myers of Smith Moore Leatherwood law firm in Atlanta...came under the microscope, only Georgia Regents weighed in. Consultant Kathy Platt said it has underestimated the number of nurses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-29/augusta-hospitals-critique-b
Veteran housing project Freedom's Path files for funding again

...experience and led the development of 175 apartment communities in 25 states, was hired as the experienced development consultant for Freedom's Path in August 2011, two years after the project was first proposed.The lawsuit seeks to reinstate previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/veteran-housing-project-free