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Rebranded charter school opens its doors

...Augusta GAC's computer lab during open house on Thursday, as around 70 students joined for opportunities to take online classes to gain a high school diploma at their own pace.The center, located on the second floor of the City of Augusta Utilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-07-24/rebranded-cha
Paine College reopens Friday

Paine College will re-open and resume normal business hours Friday, officials announced Thursday.Day and evening classes will convene on the regular schedule. All online classes are still in effect. The college was closed for two consecutive days due to inclement weather.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-30/paine-college-reopens-fri
Georgia officials hope lower online tuition will boost enrollment

...management degree and working full time. She hopes that lower costs will push other non-traditional students to use online classes."It was something on my bucket list, but you start wondering how much it will cost me to check it off," Duke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-20/georgia-officials-hope-lower-online
Most roads icy, slick; problems across the area

...January 30, 2014 and will re-open Friday, January 31, 2014. All day and evening classes are cancelled. All online classes will convene. Essential personnel will be required to report to work and should contact their immediate supervisors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/most-roads-icy-slick
Ted Ligety wins World Cup super-combined race

...it's back to school for Tracy as Lanny resumes her training with the Olympics only weeks away. Tracy is three online classes shy of finishing her degree in marketing through Columbia Southern University out of Alabama.And down the road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-17/ted-ligety-wins-world-cu
Students get diplomas at Columbia County's first winter graduation

...few others earned the extra required credits for graduation through credit recovery and blended learning, including online classes, said Dr. Ja'Net Bishop, the principal of the alternative school.Seventeen students earned enough credits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-19/students-get-diplomas-col
Many SC charter schools lack facilities, report says

...State newspaper reported.South Carolina has 49 public charter schools that operate from buildings, as opposed to online classes.The report says some of the schools lack playgrounds or gyms, while others lack art rooms or science labs. Some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-11-29/many-sc-charter-schools-l
Colleges explore online courses

...between universities that have similar degrees. So, a literature student at the College of Coastal Georgia might take an online class from her Brunswick dorm taught by a professor at University of Georgia's Athens campus.Educators disagree about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-24/colleges-explore-online-cours
Jaguars forward Harold Doby III gets back to basketball after dismissal of gun charge

...indefinitely suspended from the basketball program and banned from campus. He withdrew from school and began taking online classes."They could take basketball away from me, but they couldn't stop my education," he said. "That's what helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2013-10-26/jaguars-forward-harol
U.S. teen Mikaela Shiffrin might be skiing's next big thing

...because I was thinking too much about today being my day," said Shiffrin, who's finishing up high school by taking online classes through Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont. "I kept telling everybody I won't win until I'm ready. I couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-12-22/us-teen-mikaela-shif