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Support Taylor for 122

...government. Under Mullins' plan, homeowners would on average save $200, but $10 million would disappear from the local school system.With inadequate funding, Columbia County schools would have to compromise. We would go from first to last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-24/support-taylor-122
Georgia's new technical college commissioner makes first trip to Augusta

...the partnerships that Augusta Tech has forged with Augusta University, Fort Gordon, Plant Vogtle, SRS and the local school systems to develop the area's workforce.That includes introducing new programs and reigniting interest in blue-collar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-23/georgias-new-technical-co
Dual-enrollment program expands at Augusta Tech

...fraction of the normal tuition cost.In the past, tuition for dually enrolled students was primarily paid by the local school system, with the college waiving the difference if the funds provided did not cover all costs. Now, the state picks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-26/dual-enrollment-program-e
Carolyn Paradise

...graduated from UGA with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and returned to Lincoln County to teach in the local school system. She and her husband, Thomas, lived in Aiken until 1965 when they moved to Martinez. During her career in the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175937703
RCBOE considers adjust pay, hours of substitute teachers as budgetary control measure

...Georgia, retired teachers are able to access state sources for health insurance and other benefits instead of local school systems."We hope to fill any open long-term substitute positions with retired teachers, which will help us save on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-15/rcboe-considers-adjust-pa
Business leaders tour Richmond County schools during 'March for Minds'

...students could experience."When I try to bring in new businesses to this area, they want to know more about local school systems not only for relocation purposes, but also to see what kind of employees they will be able to hire in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/business-leaders-tour-rich
Georgia offers no plan to fix schools' behavioral and emotional disabilities program

...change is to bring support services for kids with emotional disabilities and kids with learning disabilities to the local school system," Lipson said. "The districts should be thinking about designing their programs. The first step is really to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-08/georgia-offers-no-plan-fi
School systems use past experience to ready for next wave of Georgia Milestones testing

...the first testing period, with the goal of having all students taking tests electronically in five years.Both local school systems will also hold practice Milestones tests to familiarize test facilitators and students with computer-based versions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-29/school-system
GRU Literacy Center updating curriculum with some online programs

...average 200 students they see each week for the free tutoring, Harris said the center is a mix of students from local school systems, adults and the elderly."We've had people get their citizenship papers because they've learned to read...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-25/gru-literacy-center-updat
Pursuit of a career in education should be viewed as a smart investment

...it is acceptable to pay teachers at a rate far lower than their actual value. It is encouraging to observe how local school systems are addressing teacher pay in their annual budgets.The federal government made an attempt to raise teacher pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-13/pursuit-career-e