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RCBOE voices concerns over new 'failing' school legislation

...to increased privatization of schools ... and that will just hurt underprivileged kids the most."Board member Helen Minchew said she was confident the schools will improve their performance in the future."I really want to show my appreciation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-02-17/rcboe-voices-concerns-over-new-
Minchew a great school board pick

...seat, but for me there's only one clear choice: Helen Minchew. For 16 years Ms. Minchew has been a vocal advocate...District 10 voters will join me and cast their ballots for Helen Minchew Nov. 7. Marge Swartzwelder, Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/14/edi_299994.shtml
Editorials | Westside High School
Health care cost worries lock out Richmond County substitutes

...have time to make a decision and (when) we know if any other changes will be made to the law."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said "no one can really say yet" whether a change to substitute teacher hours will be approved, citing pending legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/health-care-cost-worries
Richmond County school board looks at job programs

...use for applicants, then it hasn't done much good. We have to integrate all of this together."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew can see more students learning skilled trades as a way to lower Augusta unemployment."The demand is there, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/richmond-county-school-boa
Richmond County Board of Education, Georgia politicians discuss education during breakfast

...what you're saying, but many charter schools begin without consulting their local boards," board vice-chair Helen Minchew said. "We get left out of the process when they go directly to the state and get approval with no input from us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-13/richmond-county-board-edu
Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...Education approved the settlement 7-0, with Marion Barnes, Eloise Curtis, Kenneth Echols, Andrew Jefferson, Helen Minchew, Barbara Padgett and Jeff Padgett all voting yes. It allowed Smith to continue working until he reached 25 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/augusta-couple-seek-ex
Richmond County school board elects new leadership

Helen Minchew and Marion Barnes were elected president and vice president of the Richmond County Board of Education on Saturday.Minchew, formerly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-03/richmond-county-school-bo
Richmond County school board upset about low AP scores

...scores during their Friday retreat as officials grappled over how to improve flagging test results.Vice Chairwoman Helen Minchew opened discussion on the matter, saying the low AP exam scores "needed to be addressed" before next year's test...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-02/richmond-county-school-bo
Board votes to make Pringle interview public, approves new millage

...randomly drawn.The board will then finish the interview in executive session after the meeting.Vice Chairwoman Helen Minchew made the suggestion that the interview be open to the public, in order to encourage the public to involve themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-12/board-votes-make-pringle-
Middle, elementary schools prepare for influx of students from Cyber Command relocation

...students."These schools are dealing with some of the highest enrollment numbers in our area," Board Vice Chair Helen Minchew said. "They've been dealing with that high enrollment for several years. And now that Fort Gordon is expanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-06/middle-elementary-school