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Richmond County Board of Education discusses potential of incentive-based disciplinary system

...have 10 schools using it, which would allow the school system to apply for PBIS certification from the Georgia Department of Education.After certification each school using the system would receive points on Career and College Readiness and Preparedness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-09/richmond-county-board-education
Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...get the state off our back,'" said Lou Erste, associate superintendent for policy and charter at the Georgia Department of Education. "We're spending all this time with all these rules and regulations, so get us waivers from all of that and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-13/local-school-districts-st
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's code of conduct hearing starts

...assaulted her filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, which decided the university...at schools that receive federal funding. The Department of Education in 2011 warned schools of their legal responsibilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/florida-state-quarterback
Stronger season couldn't save UAB football program

...2004. The past two coaches, Neil Callaway and Garrick McGee, went a combined 23-61.Data from the U.S. Department of Education showed that UAB spent $8.96 million on football in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. That was slightly below...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/stronger-season-couldnt-s
Richmond County schools show improvement in writing test scores

...gains in student performance on the Georgia High School Writing Test, according to scores released by the Georgia Department of Education on Wednesday.Ninety-five percent of students or exceeded test standards, compared to 90 percent last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-03/richmond-county-schools-s
Jameis Winston's hearing ends, but there's no timetable when a decision might be reached

...as Florida State is investigated by the U.S. Department of Education on how it handles possible Title IX violations...at schools that receive federal funding. The Department of Education in 2011 warned schools of their legal responsibilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-03/jameis-winstons-hearing-e
State employees give Gov. Carl Sanders final salute

...meant the hearse bypassed the site of one of Sanders' major reforms while in office. However, it did pass the Department of Education, and Sanders proudly accepted acknowledgement as "the education governor" for the boost in funding and hundreds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-19/state-employees-give-gov
Area seeing colorful leaves in autumn

...I found out I was not alone.Longtime educator Don Thornhill wrote: "Through my travels with the Georgia Department of Education, 13 BRAGs (Bike Ride Across Georgia) and kayaking most of her rivers, I, too, have been in all 159 counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-11-17/area-seeing-colorful-lea
On-time graduation rate increases again in South Carolina

...percent of students graduating within four years, new report cards released on Friday show.Data from the state Department of Education also shows 49 of the state's 82 school districts achieved ratings of either "good" or "excellent," down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-14/time-graduation-rate-incr
Columbia County students show off tech projects, make connections with local businesses

...companies invested in science and engineering, helping the facilities gain full STEM certification from the Georgia Department of Education. The event used students' STEM-related projects to encourage business and technology leaders to get involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/columbia-county-students-s