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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-
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
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
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
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
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
NASA targets next fall for next shuttle flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is targeting next fall for its next space shuttle launch, saying there are too many post-Columbia repairs to fly any sooner. Senior space agency officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/04/nat_394093.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-09/falcons-rookie-justin-hardy-a
Columbia County's school rezoning plan still has hurdles to clear

...approved, the biggest shift will come next fall, involving more than 900 children...enrollment could grow to more than 1,300 next fall, unless something is done.The...and Martinez.The biggest shift next fall will move 371 children from Baker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-10/columbia-countys-school-r
Columbia County voters to consider renewing education sales tax

...The growth isn't expected to slow any time soon. School officials expect at least 700 additional students to enroll next fall and even more in coming years as about 3,700 cyber defense employees are added to Fort Gordon's workforce, bringing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-16/columbia-county-voters-co