Academy of Richmond County | The Augusta Chronicle

...County Board of Education members unanimously approved a resolution to send a message to local legislators and the Georgia School Board Association voicing their opposition to Governor Deal's "school ... A day spent with the re-enactors attending...

Superintendent Angela Pringle to undergo first end-of-year evaluation

...Board of Education members will judge her past nine months.The annual evaluation, required by law and based on a Georgia School Board Association grading instrument, will examine Pringle's progress toward meeting "strategic goals" for improving...

Ga. school boards may get funds flexibility

ATLANTA - Members of the Georgia Education Reform Commission met Tuesday to consider ways to give local school boards more discretion in how they spend billions of dollars in state taxpayer appropriations.

RCBOE takes stance against Gov. Deal's 'school opportunity district'

...County school board members unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday to draft a letter to local legislators and the Georgia School Board Association voicing opposition to Governor Nathan Deal's "school opportunity zone" plan, citing concerns the...

Notable Deaths of 2014

...Columbia County school board during a period of transition in the 1970s and '80s. He was also president of the Georgia School Boards Association.ED HURTAPRIL 6Hurt always described himself humbly as just another bluegrass musician, when in truth...

Richmond County Board of Education named board of distinction

The Richmond County Board of Education was named a Board of Distinction by the Georgia School Boards Association Dec. 5, joining other boards that "showcase the best practices in school governance and leadership."In order...

Board votes to make Pringle interview public, approves new millage

...committee meeting Tuesday.A portion of Pringle's second interview, which will be moderated by a member of the Georgia School Board Association, will be held at the BOE Boardroom on Friday, starting at 1 p.m.Pringle will be asked questions...

Rolling up the red carpet

...public.Those lucky enough to get into the board auditorium found a meeting that was highly controlled, with a Georgia School Board Association official pre-screening their written questions to make sure they were "appropriate for the interview...

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...

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...