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SC senators want to change teacher appeals process

...like what they're seeing, tell me what the problem is and give me the opportunity to improve," she said.Sen. John Matthews, a retired elementary school principal, said the bill creates a shortcut that's "too short.""But I do think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/sc-senators-want-change-teach
Panel advances bill updating SC's sex ed law

...Environmental Control.That's a remarkable decrease, but the state still has a long way to go, Alton said.Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman, applauded the bill's efforts, saying it's never good when a "child is born to a parent with no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/panel-advances-bill-updating-
Private school bill advances in Senate

...Tuesday's voice vote did not signify approval, as the panel sent the bill to the floor without a recommendation. Sen. John Matthews said he will put an objection on the bill, blocking debate in the session's final two weeks.A Senate subcommittee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-29/across-south-carolina
Teacher retention, recruiting is studied

...see the number of teachers we'll need in the future versus what we'll have ... is insufficient," said Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman. Mark Bounds, the education department's deputy superintendent for educator quality and leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/19/met_148391.shtml
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Senate panel OKs incentives for development of fuel cells

...National Laboratory. "We've really got to push a knowledge-based economy, using intellectual capital," said Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman. Supporters call hydrogen a "fuel of the future" because it is environmentally friendly and widely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/31/met_114702.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...values," Mr. Riley said. Mr. Riley will serve as a South Carolina campaign co-chairman along with state Sens. John Matthews of Bowman and Linda Short of Chester and Aiken City Councilwoman Lessie Price. Ex-aide to Sanford joins Giuliani's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/27/met_133787.shtml
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Clearwater state senator expected to lead Lost Trust investigation

...expected to be named to the panel are Sen. James Bryan, D-Laurens; Sen. Robert Hayes, R-Rock Hill; Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman; Sen. Glenn McConnell, R-Charleston; Sen. Ernest Passailaigue, D-Charleston; and Sen. Harvey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/12/met_208175.shtml
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School funding troubles districts

...the only Palmetto State school district concerned with the way money is distributed under the current formula. Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman, said schools now have 36 more requirements than they did in the mid-1970s, including additional responsibilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/05/met_95349.shtml
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Bill requires high school personal finance classes

...taken advantage of it. The committee approved the bill pending a report on how much the program will cost. Sen. John Matthews, D-Bowman, said that the program would not cost anything because the materials already are available. On the Net...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/met_368061.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...have slowed down in the Senate after sailing through the House. Democratic Sens. Brad Hutto, of Orangeburg, and John Matthews, of Bowman, wanted to amend the bill with a proposal that toll booths be placed on Interstate 95 to pay for improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/24/met_49297.shtml
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