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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
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 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
Two education groups submit charter school applications to state

...thinking skills," according to the application.The school's governing board is composed of three Martinez Elementary School teachers, including Todd Shafer, who said the school is meant to fill a need in Columbia County for more fine arts infused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-20/two-education-groups-subm
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
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
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
Ga. teacher with HIV charged with molestation

ATLANTA - A south Georgia elementary school teacher accused of engaging in sex acts with a teen while knowing he was HIV-positive has been indicted by a grand jury.A five-count...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-11/ga-teacher-hiv-charged
Georgia one of six states awarded millions for early childhood learning programs

...the state will also develop transition programs that help pupils progress more seamlessely from pre-k into elementary schools. Teachers will be provided more training and will get support in earning higher certifications and degrees.On Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-19/georgia-one-six-states-aw