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Milestones tests launch smoothly in Richmond, Columbia counties

...trying to use the assessment's "screen reader" program, which reads text aloud for special education and English as a Second Language students. In Clarke County, the slowdown became so pronounced that three extra makeup days were organized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-27/milestones-tests-launch-s
Columbia County Library to teach civics class for non-English-speakers

...civics and citizenship course is an extension of English as a second language classes taught at the library, said volunteer...bureaucracy for them."Students in the library's English as a second language course include those on short-term visas who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-13/columbia-county-library-t
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is taking Pacquiao fight seriously

...up the late night partying and gambling, and turned to religion to guide his life.Along the way he learned English as a second language and is comfortable enough with it that he spent the entire day Wednesday speaking confidently to hundreds of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-14/floyd-mayweather-jr-
Goodwill purchases property to build facility near Grovetown gateway

...which provides free job training and job search assistance as well as resume assistance and classes, including English as a second language."It's the primary mission for what Goodwill raises money for when it really comes down to it," Paschal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/goodwill-purchases-property-b
Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

...the giant TV screen that it was a tie, they jumped out of their seats and cheered.Dorina Sackman, an English-as-a-second-language teacher and Florida's Teacher of the Year, said the key to the district's improvement has been a focus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-22/districts-florida-georgia
Martha Rogers

...Kappa Gamma (International Society for Key Women Educators) and Jr. Garden Club of North Augusta; taught English as a second language at First Baptist Church of North Augusta; and worked as a Pink Lady at University Hospital. Martha Rogers...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173266743
Georgia Power warns customers of possible scam artists

...scam, according to Georgia Power officials, and such criminals often target senior citizens or those speaking English as a second language.In actuality, when Georgia Power customers are past due on their account, the company will contact them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-27/georgia-power-warns-customers
Goodwill employee honored for helping Hispanic community

...nonprofit organization for a decade.Bustamante, who is bilingual and bicultural, is a trained instructor in English as a Second Language who formed Hispanic councils at the Augusta and Macon offices. The councils are a way for Hispanic-serving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-24/goodwill-employee-honored-
Openly gay woman to compete for Miss South Carolina crown

...mother, Hattie Palafox, to make sure she was ready for any slurs or other angry reactions.Palafox is an English-as-a-second-language teacher who takes up interpreting jobs to pay for her daughter's pageants. She met Valencia's father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-07/openly-gay-woman-compete-miss
Nancy Atkinson

...Izzie, Brooks and Alexa remain. Nancy enjoyed tennis. She enthusiastically served the First Baptist Church English-As-A-Second Language program. As a Wayne State University nursing graduate she served as an RN in Salt Lake City, Augusta and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167994667