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Rotten to the core

...legislative term when anti-Common Core legislation backed by Rep. Tom Ligon, R-Brunswick, failed to pass the House Education Committee in the General Assembly. Similar bills in South Carolina and Mississippi also have failed.That's a shame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-23/rotten-core
Georgia faces tight deadline for new student tests

...no funds. We would have loved to have had more money earlier."Rep. Brooks Coleman, the chairman of the House Education Committee, said he planned to meet next week with education department officials for a testing update."I'm concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-17/georgia-faces-tight-deadl
John Godbee Sr.

...Candler Counties. He served as Vice-Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee for four years and Chairman of the House Education Committee for four years. Despite his hectic schedule of committee service, he found time to be a model husband, father...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169908702
Legislators to seek input at GRU meeting

...to classroom instruction.It will be the eighth meeting of its kind held around the state this year, which House Education Committee Chairman Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, said is a new approach at outreach."This is the first time these meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-02/legislators-seek-input-gr
Committee rejects plan to require courtesy titles

COLUMBIA - A House Education Committee rejected a bill on Wednesday that would require pupils to...with the needs of South Carolina schools." Instead, the House Education Committee decided that teaching character education should be left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/17/met_283138.shtml
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Ga. panel considers easing school regulations

...later this summer.They'll make the year-end deadline, promised Rep. Brooks Coleman, chairman of the House Education Committee and overall chairman of the school-funding commission. In the meantime, Gov. Nathan Deal is getting regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-06/ga-panel-considers-easing
Georgia urges schools to get carbon monoxide detectors

...Atlanta carbon monoxide leak has already caused. However, Rep. Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth, chairman of the House Education Committee, said state lawmakers want to examine the issue.In Atlanta, the boiler area is where a carbon monoxide level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-07/georgia-urges-schools-get
Does campaign cash yield results? Maybe not

...type committees was higher despite the significantly lower level of contributions from those professions. The House Education Committee passed 27 of the 86 bills assigned to it, or 31 percent. That's twice the pace of the business legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-25/does-campaign-cash-yield-res
Few changes in Ga. school funding formula

...to funding," said Rep. Brooks Coleman, a Duluth Republican who co-chairs the commission and heads the House Education Committee."Everything is subject to funding," repeated Millar.The commission delivers its recommendations to Gov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-20/few-changes-ga-school-fun
Ga. lawmakers to study education funding formula

ATLANTA -- The head of the state House Education Committee said lawmakers plan to form a study commission that will address problems with how education is funded in Georgia.Rep. Brooks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-02-03/ga-lawmakers-study-educat
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