Officials begin overhaul of Richmond County's teacher hiring process, support staff supervision

...gaining a "detailed knowledge" of the applicant's background."Making sure our principals and students have great teachers to work with starts at the recruiting phase, and this new process helps make sure we're making a sound choice...

Cross Creek alum James Briscoe getting teaching certificate

...with teachers that inspired him."I like being a role model for young men and women," he said. "I had plenty of great teachers as I was growing up that pushed me. They never settled for just good. They wanted great. I felt like I would be...

Get tough on radical Islam

...one can deny that fewer innocent people would have died if the Allies had banded together and stopped Nazism prior to 1939. Are we going to make this mistake again?History is a great teacher if we'll just use it.A.C. ForgayAugusta

Wine Time: El Porvenir Amauta Corte I 2013, Argentina

...portfolio of small, family-owned, estate-driven wineries.In the original culture of the region, the Amauta was the great teacher, the wise man. He was respected for his knowledge of man, nature and the universe.The winery says it has created...

Super Bowl coaches are polar opposites in personality

...said offensive line coach Tom Cable. "For a lot of us who've coached a long time, we've been around a lot of great teachers, but their philosophies can go up and down. For him, he's the way he is every day."Patriots owner Robert...

Ex-Atlanta Falcon Steve Bartkowski stresses education

...he likes what he sees out of the man who led the Jaguars to a pair of NCAA Division I national titles."He's a great teacher. Kids love to play for him. Great recruiter," Jones said. "I expect him to do at SMU what he did here."

Will new super succeed?

...political rigmarole; raise expectations for everyone; enforce unapologetic discipline; terminate poor teachers; reward great teachers; remove instructional encumbrances from local, state and national bureaucrats; and eliminate many unnecessary noninstructional...

Challenge more with AP

...Placement courses. His May 15 letter to The Augusta Chronicle ("Put AP in perspective") definitely portrays a great teacher who puts his students' best interests ahead of the "almighty test scores." By offering his AP courses to "good...

Teacher plans to make history "personal"

...brought history home to me," Beck said. "He was a great teacher, and because of him I wanted to dedicate myself to...students. If I can build that relationship, I can be a great teacher ... I love Cross Creek, and I'm all Razorback...

LeBron James, Miami Heat on brink of NBA title

...experience we went through last year and the pain and all that. It doesn't guarantee anything. Experience is a great teacher. You know, hopefully all those experiences will help us."James says they've already helped him.He could not...