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Richmond County teacher resigns after reportedly admitting neglect over bullying allegations

...members. Formal complaints against school staff members should be submitted to the local school superintendent and the local school board which is the governing body of that school district."Ogden told investigators she conducted about 10 observations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-27/richmond-county-teacher-r
Deal praises DeKalb County schools, no longer on probation

...accreditation loss, after a tumultuous few years that included the rare step of the governor removing a majority of the local school board.Officials with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools announced Tuesday the DeKalb County School District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/dekalb-county-schools-no-longer-pro
Medicaid expansion bill opens new political attack

...increase in state education funding for the next budget, Carter argued the governor's cuts in prior years had forced local school boards to shorten the school calendar and local officials to raise property taxes. Deal countered he had shielded K-12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-22/medicaid-expansion-bill-opens
State commission nixes proposed Hephzibah charter school

...created in January after a 2012 constitutional amendment allowed for a state body to approve charter applications over local school boards.Of the 16 original applications, Holliday said four did not meet legal requirements, three withdrew and one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-30/state-commission-nixes-pr
South Carolina's execution of 14-year-old riled people in 1944

...and then decide what to do with the case.The judge for the hearing has not been picked. But George Frierson, a local school board member who grew up in Stinney's hometown hearing stories about the case and has been pushing for the teen's exoneration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/south-carolinas-execution-14-
Supporters 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial

...Stinney electrocuted? The state can't produce any paperwork to justify why he was," said George Frierson, a local school board member who grew up in Stinney's hometown hearing stories about the case before deciding six years ago to study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-09/supporters-14-year-old-sc-boy
Atlanta mayor seeks 2nd term in Tuesday's election

...Now, as Reed seeks a second term in Tuesday's election, the hottest races might just be for City Council or the local school board. That's not to say Reed doesn't have any challengers, but in terms of pure money and name recognition, Reed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-03/atlanta-mayor-seeks-2nd-term-
Separation of Church and State

...encouraged by the school, or, God forbid, written by some school or other governmental official (who would want their local School Board to write payers for their kids!)) then the government is itself acting in a religious vein and this it should not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gregory-gelpi/2013-12-20/separati
Schools criticized for bans on dreadlocks, Afros

...and in a TV spot for his father, Bill de Blasio, who is running for mayor.There is no central clearinghouse for local school board policies on hairstyles, or surveys indicating whether such rules are widespread. Regardless, mothers of color...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-09-26/schools-criticized-bans-dreadlocks-
Georgia commission to decide on possible Hephzibah charter school in October

...mission this summer. A 2012 constitutional amendment authorizes a state committee to approve charter schools even if local school boards object.Hephzibah City Commis sion Chairman Robert Buch witz interviewed with the state commission last week to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-09-15/georgia-commission-decide