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...adequately staff alternative-language programs.Superintendent Jeff Moss said the district is aware of the inquiry but that he doesn't know the details. He said he thinks the Education Department staff will be pleasantly surprised.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/across-region
For-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. to sell most campuses

...education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85...close.Ted Mitchell, the undersecretary at the Education Department, said the agreement will "protect students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/profit-corinthian-colleges
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...percent of men with the same degree, says a study by the American Association of University Women based on the Education Department's 2008-09 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study. It included about 15,000 graduates.? Most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
Sophomores post lower scores in final year of exit exam's existence in South Carolina

...passing rate since 2009.Data posted on the state Education Department Web site shows that 77.4 percent of first-time...scores carried no personal consequence.The state Education Department has not yet commented on the scores, which will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/sophomores-post-lower-scores-
Tentative agreement reached on South Carolina Common Core

...standards will be considered by teachers crafting new reading and math benchmarks for South Carolina students, state Education Department officials said Thursday.The six-month, stepped-up process could take teachers appointed by the department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/tentative-agreement-reached-s
SC test scores fall in all grades

...The percentage of students passing fell in 22 of the 30 total tests taken. The worst drops occurred in sixth- and seventh-grade reading. Both declined by 5 percentage points. The state Education Department has not yet commented.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-06/sc-test-scores-fall-all-g
Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...paper files.The state welfare agency is borrowing ideas from the juvenile system. It is seeking to tap into the Education Department's database. And it's also adopted a new policy to place foster children in their hometowns wherever possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
School bus cameras can be used to write tickets

...being cited. In that same period, the Department of Public Safety received 540 written complaints from the state Education Department about vehicles passing stopped school buses, resulting in troopers being sent to those spots to watch for violators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/school-bus-cameras-can-be-use
New York Fed study says a college degree is still a good investment, despite high costs

...that students held off earning money to go to school. The study used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Education Department and The College Board.Even college grads stuck in jobs that don't typically require higher education, such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-24/new-york-fed-study-college
Education Department doubled top salaries in four years

...The number of state Education Department employees making at least...50,000 or more cost the Education Department $15 million this year...million in 1999. Still, the Education Department spends far less on top-paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/02/met_384096.shtml
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