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School funding question top task for Deal's education panel

...experience could become less important for determining salaries."I think it will be a real missed opportunity if educators next fall return to school and say 'They didn't listen to us, and this is another top-down governors' group foisting their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-23/school-funding-question-
Count shows fewer homeless in Augusta

...funding, not outreach funding ? was integrated into HUD's homeless definition in December 2011 and put into effect the next fall.Evans said his staff would count people who are "couch surfing" with friends and family as homeless, but for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-15/count-shows-fewer-homele
Falcons rookie Justin Hardy adjusting to pace of NFL

...Hardy doesn't know yet where he will fit in with the Atlanta Falcons. He's learning that whomever the team deploys next fall had better be ready to work quickly.New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn wants to pick up the pace.Hardy is not known for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-09/falcons-rookie-justin-hardy-a
Sid Mullis: Spurweed is a truly painful weed to handle

...in your lawn, the best thing to do is to manually dig them up. This will help in getting rid of potential plants for next fall. This might not be practical in a big lawn with a lot of weeds. Spurweed usually persists in the lawn through May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-14/spurweed-truly-painf
Uncertainty surrounds teams in SEC West after spring practice

...Two new defensive coordinators ? Auburn's Will Muschamp and Texas A&M's John Chavis ? will be watched closely next fall. Muschamp was Florida's head coach before being fired following last season while Chavis has had successful stints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-28/uncertainty-surrounds-tea
UGA tuition outpaces HOPE aid

...the University of Georgia has more than tripled in the past 15 years. With a 9 percent tuition hike going into effect next fall, UGA undergraduates will shell out a total of $11,610 for two semesters, about twice what it cost in 2007.The declining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-23/uga-tuition-outpaces-hope-ai
Columbia County charter school group announces deal for school site

...of creating a very special school of choice in Columbia County."Shafer said should the charter not meet approval by next fall, the group will be under no obligation to buy the property, which is part of a 50-acre tract owned by Superior Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-31/columbia-county-charter-s
Columbia County voters approve renewal of education sales tax

...personnel and new missions being added to Fort Gordon. Officials expect enrollment to grow by at least 700 new students next fall, with similar growth to follow.The improvement plan includes the replacement and expansion of Grove town Elementary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-17/columbia-county-voters-a
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in three years, AD resigns

...the ban and indicated the school could delay the loss of scholarships for one year. Boeheim has a stellar class coming next fall, rated the best in his long tenure.The announcement of the changes comes less than two weeks after the season finale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-18/syracuse-coach-jim-boehei
Steve Spurrier says Gamecocks' QB battle is 'not encouraging'

...looking to several little used performers to take over behind center.Connor Mitch, who'll be a third-year sophomore next fall, has gotten the most work in the spring, despite just throwing six career passes in college. Mitch is shuttling at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-04/steve-spurrier-says-gamec