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

...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 legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-17/rcboe-takes-stance-again
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 many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014
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 to be recognized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-11/richmond-county-board-edu
Board votes to make Pringle interview public, approves new millage

...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 by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-12/board-votes-make-pringle-
Rolling up the red carpet

...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 setting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-18/rolling-red-carpet
Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...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 and...

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

...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
Web survey reveals wanted traits for new superintendent

...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 the school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-05/web-survey-reveals-wanted
Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

...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 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-27/georgia-school-districts-pulled-deb
Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...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 state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-25/early-voting-j