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Columbia County's charter school denied, Hephzibah's approved

...County arts-infused charter school and approved another to be based in Hephzibah.Todd Shafer, a Martinez Elementary School teacher and founding board member of Columbia County School for the Arts, said he was disappointed with the state commission's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-27/columbia-countys-charter-
Richmond County selects finalists for Teacher of Year

...algebra teacher LaShawn White, Butler High School 12th grade language arts teacher Pamela Ray, and Tobacco Road Elementary School teacher Dana Samples.School principals and coworkers gave speeches detailing the educational prowess of the finalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-29/richmond-county-selects-f
Criticism results in suspension

GREENVILLE, S.C. - An elementary school teacher says she was suspended for two days without pay after a letter she wrote criticizing the school administration was published in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/06/met_324389.shtml
Metro
Hits phasing out of teaching assistants

...be like no other. It's a year far more challenging than all of the years I have had as a Richmond County elementary school teacher because of the school system's efforts to phase out teaching assistants in certain grade-levels of elementary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/19/edi_270633.shtml
Editorials
Richmond County school teacher arrested Friday on drug related charges

...incident in the last month involving a Richmond County school teacher.Annette Lewis Mayo, a Richmond County elementary school teacher, resigned this week amid allegations that she ignored a 7-year-old girl's repeated attempts to notify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-28/richmond-county-school
Richmond County teacher resigns after reportedly admitting neglect over bullying allegations

A Richmond County elementary school teacher has resigned amid allegations that she ignored a 7-year-old girl's repeated attempts to notify her of bullying.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-27/richmond-county-teacher-r
Reward for missing Waynesboro woman now $10,000

...about 100 people including police and members of the community searched for Bennett, who was a Burke County elementary school teacher for 35 years.Waynesboro police Chief Augustus Palmer III said the department continues to follow up leads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-06/reward-missing-waynesboro-wom
Across the region

...exam answer sheets so they could change incorrect answers, and falsifying exam certification forms.Former elementary school teacher Wen dy Ahmed pleaded guilty to obstruction for giving students the correct answers during their exams. Both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-19/across-region
Citizens tell legislators how to change education system

...superintendents and the school board members of area districts before the town hall meeting.Rebecca Brantley, an elementary school teacher at Solid Rock Academy in metro Atlanta, drove three hours to let the legislators know how Common Core is creating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-03/citizens-tell-legislators
Former SC official retires from post as Consumer Product Safety chairwoman

...enhance the life of children in South Carolina and I have done that in many different venues. I started as an elementary school teacher in Augusta and was the South Carolina state superintendent of education. When I practiced law, I focused on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-29/former-sc-official-retires-po