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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
Elect school superintendents, Georgia lawmakers say

...accountability to the public is a bad thing at all. Everybody would want that," said Justin Pauly, spokesman for the Georgia School Boards Association. "We're just worried about unintended consequences."He worries that elected superintendents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-18/elect-school-superintend
School groups meeting with candidates

...seminars across the state for political candidates.The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia School Boards Association offer the half-day sessions and lunch for free. They were in Macon and Savannah last week. Next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-18/school-groups-meeting-can
Richmond County Board of Education plans forum against charter school amendment

...at least three additional forums across the city before Election Day, Pulliam said. A representative from the Georgia School Boards Association will also speak Oct. 4Because the wording of the ballot question might confuse some voters, Pulliam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-26/richmond-county-board-edu
Forum speaker urges rejection of charter school amendment

...question for a constitutional amendment regarding charter schools looks like "motherhood and apple pie," said Georgia School Boards Association President Valarie Wilson.The preamble to the question states that the amendment "provides for improving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-10-04/forum-speaker-urges-rejec
Charter amendment backers, foes agree it's about money, control

...while educating children for less cost than traditional schools.Opponents Valarie Wilson, the chairwoman of the Georgia School Boards Association, and Gwinnett County Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks said it would take control from locally elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-22/charter-amendment-backers-foes-agre
Ga. school board official quits after parking lot incident

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - A Bartow County school board member accused of striking a teenager with her SUV in a dispute over a Walmart parking space has resigned from the school board.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-01-04/ga-school-board-official-qui