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Commission studying Georgia education system nears decisions

...agreed to phase out the effect of training and experience on a teacher's salary, with some room to grandfather in current teachers.Knapp said the state has struggled to keep pre-K teachers from leaving the profession. He also said there is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-22/commission-studying-georgia-educati
Georgia school-reform panel wants to safeguard veteran teachers

...Chairman Terry England, who's also on the commission, agreed. "I think we need to make clear that we intend for current teachers to be protected," said England, R-Auburn. The funding subcommittee of Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-23/georgia-school-reform-panel-wants-s
New Columbia County teachers undergo orientation

...ethics and an overview of state standardized tests. Teachers will also undergo mandatory training, working with current teachers to learn more about the county's school-room environment."We made sure our orientation for new teachers coincided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-22/new-columbia-
Lawmakers urged to raise starting teacher pay in SC

...said two pay systems might be needed at first, if South Carolina instituted a $40,000 salary minimum, because current teachers would be vested in the existing schedule. Addressing college debt could also play a part, while signing bonuses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/lawmakers-urged-raise-st
School systems work to develop cyber security curriculum

...Columbia County, the cyber security pathway would begin at Greenbrier and Grove town high schools, Kenny said. Some current teachers would get certification to teach the courses, and new hires are possible, she said."This is the way the future's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-19/school-systems-work-develop-
Democrats discuss funding in superintendent debate

...you a true public education."The candidates all favor a comprehensive teacher evaluation system. Govan said the current teacher evaluation system in place is fairly good and needs to be tweaked a bit to ensure fairness. Belton said the system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-22/democrats-discuss-funding-superinte
Put AP in perspective

...my course.Each spring, I examine class rankings, grade-point averages, PSAT scores and recommendations from current teachers to recruit my AP students for the following year. On any given year, I easily could limit my course to a handful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-15/put-ap-perspective
School begins in Aiken, Edgefield counties

...prayer," she said.Teachers were all smiles as they waited for pupils to arrive.Tamara Butler, the school's current Teacher of the Year, said that she was eager to met and teach her new group of students."I'm looking forward to just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-19/school-begins-aiken-edgef
Richmond County: An academic year in review

...As part of Deal's announcement, all new incoming pre-K teachers would have a salary of $30,000 and any current teachers will have their salaries capped at their current rate. Richmond County gave all pre-K teachers the option to transfer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-05-22/richmond-county-academic-
SC state retiree cost-of-living raise cut in half

...pay more to support cost of living increases."Current teachers and school employees and retirees are not asking for...current law and has been promised," Smith said. Current teachers and employees, he said, have agreed to pay more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-11-04/sc-state-retiree-cost-living-