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Report says many college students don't finish in 4 years

...percent of students completing a bachelor's degree in four years and 29 percent finishing in six, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.Slow completion rates also plagued the former Augusta State University before consolidation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-01/report-says-many-college-
Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

...outfielder Torii Hunter to a $10.5 million, one-year contract.He spent his first 11 seasons with the Twins. NATIONALS: Center fielder Denard Span had surgery for a sports hernia, and the team expects him to be ready for spring training in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-03/braves-former-orioles-ou
Parents of children with disabilities will have a new option for education

...for their child, can be partially reimbursed for their tuition to a private school, Palfy said.According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, an IEP is a legally binding document that describes a child's performance level and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/parents-children-disabil
Dignity, darkly defined

...states introduced so-called death-with-dignity bills just in the past year, according to the Death with Dignity National Center.Public opinion aligns mostly on the right-to-die side, according to a Pew Research Center poll, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-07/dignity-darkly-define
Justice delayed in Richmond County State Court

...good case management. "You can work very hard and still have a backlog."The National Judicial College and the National Center for State Courts are just two organizations that offer courses in case management.In Richmond County State Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-08/justice-delayed-richmo
Now 50 people in Dallas monitored for Ebola virus

...that even a single case of Ebola in the United States seems threatening," said Dr. Beth Bell, the director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "But the simple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/now-50-people-dallas-monitor
The biggest bailout

...Favorite ATM."Taxpayers are on the hook to bail out health insurers," said John R. Graham, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis and author of the study Risky Business: Will Taxpayers Bail Out Health Insurers? "The law does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-25/biggest-bailout
'A victory for freedom'

...it is really a First Amendment victory for all Americans."Today's decision was a victory for freedom," the National Center for Public Policy Research said. "Because a person who does not have the right to order his or her professional and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-30/victory-freedom
Atlanta 'fitting' home for Center for Human and Civil Rights

ATLANTA ? The National Center for Human and Civil Rights opened to the public Monday, after a nine-year journey of design, redesign and research. The center's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/atlanta-fitting-home-center-
School violence, bullying show decline

...bullying isn't over, but statistics collected by the U.S. Department of Justice and released recently by the National Center for Education Statistics indicate the tide may have turned. While the numbers show just a modest decrease in students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-10/school-violence-bullying-