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Trustees fears licensing may upset classes

...proposal would delay full licensure for teens until age 18 and require students to stay in school and stay free of disciplinary problems or risk losing their licenses. She said her criticism did not represent the entire school board's position.
War on SAT's postponed

...become a fatality of another education battle: Gov. Zell Miller's war on the board. Mr. Miller called for the entire school board to quit in October. By January, Mr. Williams may be the only current member still on the board, and his poor...
Not in my backyard-philosophy re-elected entire school board

Pam Wilkins spent hours over several weeks with a phone glued to her ear, listening to Augusta voters explain why Richmond County school trustees should be voted out of office. So on Wednesday, after all five trustees were re-elected, Mrs. Wilkins was dumbfounded as to what happened. "I was very surprised because all I've heard is that people are tired of how they're doing things," she said. Mrs. Wilkins, a hairdresser with children in the school system, worked the phones to get voters to support the $115 million school bond issue, which passed Tuesday.
Governor asks state school board to resign Posted

...Miller finally got fed up with the regular public bickering at the state's education agency Wednesday and asked his entire school board to quit. Mr. Miller's action was supported by state School Superintendent Linda Schrenko, who has battled the...
'Put away childish things'

...threatened to beat him up. Scott went so far as to request an arrest warrant against Cain, dragging nearly the entire school board into a court hearing Friday. It was beyond silly, really: Did Joe Scott really believe Venus Cain was a physical...
Elect better school leaders

...They deserve the best." When will the children in this failing school system become our primary interest? The entire school board and superintendent should be turned out of office. A new BOE and school leader should be given a chance to fix...
Seeks a new Richmond School Board for all students. We need to change the entire School Board to improve the school system. We must begin with...aren't learning. Please, we need to change the entire School Board, so let us begin this year with five new people...
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