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Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...it's unlikely that any board will volunteer as a test case. Phillip Hartley, an attorney who works with the Georgia Schools Boards Association and dozens of local boards, talked a room of board members through the issue at a recent conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-27/georgia-teachers-not-rush
Richmond County school board settles lawsuit with ex-parent volunteer

...In other business:? The board was awarded second place in their usage of the eBOARD Meeting Module at the Georgia School Board Association's Summer Conference, beating out schools on a national level to win the prize. "We have been racking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-17/richmond-county-school-bo
Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...voters who did not vote May 20 have their choice of either in the runoff.On the Democratic runoff ballot, former Georgia School Boards Association chairwoman Valarie Wilson faces Alisha Thomas Morgan in the runoff for the Democratic nomination for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-25/early-voting-j
Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

...it's unlikely that any board will volunteer as a test case. Phillip Hartley, an attorney who works with the Georgia Schools Boards Association and dozens of local boards, talked a room of board members through the issue at a recent conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-27/georgia-school-districts-pulled-deb
Web survey reveals wanted traits for new superintendent

...this survey will help the board know what issues their community thinks is important," said Bill Sampson, the Georgia School Board Association search leader. "The GSBA will tier the applicants based on school board qualifications, and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-05/web-survey-reveals-wanted
Richmond County school board members differ on Georgia gun law

...around kids. I prefer having trained security guards."Justin Pauly, the director of communications for the Georgia School Boards Association, said many school districts have reached out to his organization for guidance on the law, but he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-03/richmond-county-school-bo
Douglas Luke, former Columbia County school board member, dies

...statewide because of his active participation with the Georgia School Boards Association," Thornhill said.The funeral for...statewide reputation, serving as president of the Georgia School Boards Association and also a member of the Federal Relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-14/douglas-luke-former-colum
Ga. lawmaker: Campus carry provision to be dropped

...one person have stopped some of them from losing their lives? Yep."Angela Palm, director of policy with the Georgia School Boards Association, said the group did not oppose the effort when it came up during last year's legislative session...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/ga-lawmaker-campus-carry-prov
Give pupils full schedule

I read with great interest recently a resolution from the Georgia School Board Association ? an appeal to Gov. Nathan Deal to support a full academic calendar for the schoolchildren of Georgia. Specifically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/give-pupils-full-schedul
Charter allows school district to avoid changing election dates

...have such an old charter, giving them the authority to keep their races in November, according to Angela Palm, Georgia School Boards Association director of policy and legislative services. Out of 180 districts, 104 are nonpartisan and were faced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-14/charter-allows-school-dis