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Longtime school administrator retiring

...Assis tant Superintendent for Ele men tary Education Cheryl Jones is retiring June 1 after more than three decades as a local teacher and administrator.Jones said Monday that she had been planning her retirement for some time, and that her motivation...
Local teacher makes state cut

Evans Middle School seventh-grade social studies teacher Lorraine Hall has been named one of 12 semifinalists for the 2004 Georgia Teacher of the Year.
Metro | Harlem High School
Local teacher nominated for award

AIKEN - Five educators were named finalists this morning for South Carolina's State Teacher of the Year.One of them is Dale Smith, who teaches fifth-grade math, science and social studies at Chukker Creek Elementary School. Full story -- The Augusta Chronicle
Rants & Raves

Local Teacher Song: "It's a hard-knock life for us, it's a hard-knock life for us. Instead of raises, with furloughs we get sticked...
School board widens superintendent search

...For all intents and purposes, the Board of Education is like a business and needs to be operated as such." But local teacher Hugh Golson, president of the Chatham County Association of Educators, hopes the board won't "jump too quickly...
Boost teachers'pay Superintendent Tommy Price told trustees. So good, in fact, that the board is considering increasing the local teacher supplement - what's paid to teachers in addition to what the state pays - by at least $1,000, bringing the total...
Opinion columns | Richmond County Board of Education
Online learning enters high schools

...studies. It maps courses to local and state standards, and allows students to learn completely online or work with a local teacher with online help. "What we try to do," Endacott said, "is help schools use the technology they have in hand...
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Builders help out hopeful

...The rest of the money, six donations of more than $100, came from local retirees, a North Augusta housewife and a local teacher. Mrs. Blackburn also chipped in $100 of her own money. "I have not asked for $1 from anybody," she said...
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Educational plan supported for state, national efforts

...scores through the use of parent-homemakers, retirees (particularly retired teachers), as well as students in local teacher-training programs and high and middle schools as volunteer aides to provide more individual attention for elementary...
Opinion columns
Teachers' education pays off

...45,988 29. South Carolina $41,162 National average $46,752 Source: National Education Association - Top 20 local Teacher salaries in 2004-05 Rank Salary Name School Position 1 $79,074 Patrick D. Rivette Evans High School Military...
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