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Judge tells Georgia governor to hold off on DeKalb school board changes

A federal judge is temporarily preventing Georgia's governor from replacing DeKalb County school board members who were recommended for suspension by the state Board of Education.

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Ground game key in Ga. charter school fight

...or deny applications for independent school charters. A potential operator that is denied can appeal to the Georgia Board of Education, a body of gubernatorial appointees.The constitutional change would allow the state to establish a separate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Deal appoints 6 new members to Ga. school board

ATLANTA - Nearly half of the Georgia Board of Education will be brand new after Gov. Nathan Deal appointed six new members.The board oversees the state Department of Education, setting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-07/deal-appoints-6-new-members-
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Ga. Board of Ed OKs math flexibility

ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education has approved allowing schools flexibility in the math classes they offer.The board met today and approved the recommendation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-14/ga-board-ed-oks-math-flexibi
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Across Georgia

State school officials delay vote on boardATLANTA --- The Georgia Board of Education delayed its vote on whether to remove members of the troubled Atlanta school board and recommended keeping the Coffee County school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-26/across-georgia
Ga. board holds hearing on seclusion, restraint

ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education heard from dozens of people today lined up to support a proposed statewide ban on solitary confinement in schools. The public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-09/ga-board-holds-hearing-seclu
Georgia names 'Race to the Top' head

ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education has appointed the deputy director of the state's budget office the head of "Race to the Top" implementation. The board voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-28/georgia-names-race-top-head
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A Hand in history

PELHAM, Ga. - Elsie Hand knows a thing or two about Georgia, and she should. She's the widow of a state House speaker, a former member of the state Board of Regents and even served as mayor of this southwest Georgia community. "She knows more about Georgia than just about anybody," said the current House speaker, Tom Murphy. At 70, she is still deeply involved in politics as deputy director in Georgia for Sen. Max Cleland.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/14/ent_206772.shtml
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...said. 2 struggling schools can change courses Two struggling Augusta schools won approval Thursday from the Georgia Board of Education to switch their curricula. Jenkins-White, an elementary school, and Murphey Middle, both charter schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/11/met_547760.shtml
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...startup funding grant of $400,000 from the Georgia Board of Education. On Wednesday, the board's Charter Schools...Cayana Collier-Good, an administrator with the Georgia Board of Education. "The state just kept sending letters explaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/13/met_544257.shtml
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