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...have neglected to learn anything but that. They need to go back to learning history, math, etc. Also, since education departments started, kids learn zip. Check the stats. ON FORT GORDON, when the enlisted soldiers are promoted to sergeant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-13/rants-raves-0
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 the technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...standardized tests administered there get loaded into the Education Departments computers instantly like those from any other...juvenile system. It is seeking to tap into the Education Department's database. And it's also adopted a new policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
Across the region

...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
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
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
SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and a lengthy list of candidates vying to head the state Education Department.Former state Rep. Tom Ervin, an attorney from Greenville and former circuit court judge will face Haley, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/sc-election-ballot-set-filing
Federal review found Paine student aid violations

...Brandon Brown, Paine's vice president for institutional advancement, said the problems identified by the Education Department had to do with faulty processes and procedures that have since been revamped.Declining to provide names, Brown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-17/federal-review-found-pain
How SC students will be tested next year unknown

...driven by election-year politics over Common Core opposition, is confusing educators across the state.The Education Department has not yet decided how it will proceed, in light of the board vote. That could be decided in the coming week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-13/how-sc-students-will-be-t
Easing Paine

...Brown, Paine's vice president for institutional advancement, noted recently that problems identified in the Education Department's review resulted from faulty processes and procedures that have since been revamped.He said personnel changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-24/easing-paine