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House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...education stakeholders largely opposed the plan. They made their complaints known at an earlier meeting of the House Education Committee that stretched on for more than two hours.Two Democrats on the committee supported both parts of the proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-23/house-panel-oks-deals-sch
Subcommittee advances bill to let magnet school students play sports at public schools

...schools to play sports at the public schools they are assigned to. The measure must be approved by the full House Education Committee before it can come up for a vote in the House. Rep. Brian Prince, D-Augusta, said he sponsored House Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/subcommittee-advances-bi
Augusta lawmaker bill blocks kindergarten suspensions

...plan for alternative punishment and report yearly on the number of suspensions.The bill was assigned to the House Education Committee, which has not yet begun holding hearings on bills this legislative session.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-03/augusta-lawmaker-bill-bl
Lawmakers challenge history teaching

...history now."It seems imbued with leftist, identity-group politics," said Dudgeon, vice chairman of the House Education Committee.Sen. Fran Millar, R-Atlanta, is a former Senate Education chairman and a supporter of the controversial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/lawmakers-challenge-hist
Georgia's suspensions bill sparks discussion

...Movement and the Georgia School Superintendents Association spoke in support of the bill.Senior members of the House Education Committee opposed it, including Chairman Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth."There are first- and second-(graders) and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/georgias-suspensions-bil
Gov. Nathan Deal seeks backing for school takeover plan

...it's very clear the locals are not doing the job, I'm comfortable with that," Dudgeon, vice chair of the House Education committee, said.In a radio interview last week, Deal questioned any opponents' motives."I ask them 'Are you really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-15/gov-nathan-deal-seeks-ba
Handel endorses Kingston ahead of GOP Senate runoff

...Washington."Buck had more than just two formal rivals endorsing him, too. He also announced the backing of state House Education Committee Chairman Brooks Coleman, R-Duluth. Coleman is a career educator like Buck, who is the state's assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-28/handel-endorses-kingston-ahea
3 agree in Georgia school race

...the race if I could not continue," she said.The teachers were critical of Alisha Morgan, a member of the House Education Committee, and Valarie Wilson, a former member of the Decatur City School Board."Being the state school superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-05-19/3-agree-georgia-school-race
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
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