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A costly lesson

...its subcontractor, Pearson, the developer of Common Core learning software."While Apple and Pearson promised a state-of-the-art...various academic areas, others have found tablet-infused learning does not significantly affect grades or test scores.Education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-21/costly-lesson
Savannah schools may curb homework

...counterproductive after about two hours per night and should be purposeful and designed to cultivate learning or it could hinder a student's learning, full engagement and well-being. Some research indicates disadvantaged and poor-performing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-20/savannah-schools-may-curb
Michael Egan

...enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and tinkering in his workshop. His children and grandchildren experienced fishing excursions, learning how to drive, manual labor, and intense conversations about life. Those moments are unforgettable life shaping moments...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174670433
Sylvan Learning Center burglarized, camera stolen

...stolen during an apparent burglary last week at the Sylvan Learning Center on Furys Ferry Road in Augusta, according to an incident...April 8, rendering the surveillance cameras inoperative.The learning center was closed for Masters Week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-16/sylvan-learning-center
City Ink: Second lunch with mayor gives me more to share

...week and celebrated his first 100 days in office. This time we went to Macaroni Grill, where the staff got so excited after learning they were in the presence of royalty that three of them ? Gina, Alicia and Maddie ? came over to have their picture made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-18/second-lunch-ma
When a man loves a song: Sound engineer reflects on Percy Sledge

...Patterson Hood ? played with Sledge for years and last saw him in the fall, when friends threw a benefit show for Sledge after learning he had been diagnosed with liver disease."He was very sick, very weak, but he did come up on stage and sing When a Man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-18/when-man-loves-song-sound-engineer-
Mother behind autism insurance push eager for governor to sign bill

...who could come to our house in Lyons. She needed a therapist for up to 30 hours a week. And she's had intensive therapy, learning how to make eye contact, interact with others, talk, play with other kids. Now she's in the fifth grade and teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-18/mother-behind-autism-ins
Problem with Georgia execution drug caused by storage at low temperature, pharmacy expert says

...syringe of clear liquid with chunks of a white solid floating in the solution."After viewing a video of the solution and learning about the shipment and storage of the solution, my assessment of the formulation indicates that pentobarbital had precipitated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-16/problem-georgia-execution-dru
Schools prepare for new cybersecurity curriculum

...computer server and switch specifically for its computer security classes. She said students were "very, very interested" in learning more about the field."They want to do more than just be a typical computer user. ... They want to learn more about how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-17/schools-prepare-new-cyber
Pelicans top Spurs, clinch playoff spot

...MAVERICKS 114, TRAIL BLAZERS 98In Dallas, Tyson Chandler had 22 points and 15 rebounds and the Mavericks beat Portland while learning it will play Houston in the first round of the playoffs.The Blazers have the fourth seed as Northwest Division champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-15/pelicans-top-spurs-clinch-pla