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Richmond County Board of Education votes to submit 'strategic waivers' application

...applicable to us," Stripling said. "We also established committees of educators and worked with (board attorney) Pete Fletcher's office to explore the instructional and legal ramifications of the waivers we considered. "This will have a large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-10-20/richmond-county-board-education
Richmond County Board of Education OKs bus route to Jessye Norman School of the Arts' after school program

...said. "Otherwise, we'll be stepping onto a slippery slope and things could become bad for us."Board attorney Pete Fletcher said the board had the authority to modify their bus routes, citing a section of education law that allows "county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-15/board-oks-busing-students
Richmond County Board of Education voted to keep school employee tenure policy for another year.

...school system was needed before holding another vote on the subject during the 2017 budget process.Board attorney Pete Fletcher said school employees have been given the "one-year notice" since 1995, keeping their original salary schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-16/richmond-county-board-education
School board asks for stormwater fee waiver

...exempt them from paying."The letter we sent to Davis for him to share with the commissioners. We had our attorney Pete Fletcher look into any Title 20 regulations that could apply to this impact fee," board President Helen Minchew said. "He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-02/school-board-asks-stormwater-fe
Davidson building on Telfair Street cleared for sale

...failed to secure federal tax credits and the board decided to open it up to other buyers, according to board attorney Pete Fletcher.English, who owns a tire grinding business and private investments, said he considers himself lucky since a historic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/davidson-building-telfair-str
Old Davidson school sale delayed

...the building into a health clinic for the needy in honor of James Brown.Shortly before the closing, Board Attorney Pete Fletcher said English pushed back the closing to May 21, the last day available under the sale's terms.However May 21 came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-27/old-davidson-school-sale-
New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...said, noting the city's installation of a new well system in 2013. RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD of Education attorney Pete Fletcher said the nuances of the GSIC structure, with the city paying for and also operating the school, too closely resembles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-13/new-hephzibah-charter-sch
Richmond County Board of Education approves 2016 budget

...year, some voicing concerns that the measure would negatively affect budget and employee discipline.Board attorney Pete Fletcher said during the meeting that school employees have been given the "one-year notice" since 1995, keeping their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-09/richmond-county-board-edu
Corporal punishment: How far is too far?

...punishment."While Georgia law allows it, our policy is very strict when it comes to corporal punishment," said Pete Fletcher, an attorney for the Rich mond County school system. "It's absolutely not something we take part in, and we haven't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-27/corporal-punishment-how-far-
Agreement nears on moving buses

...acres of jointly owned property on Lumpkin Road exclusively to the city for its new bus depot, school board attorney Pete Fletcher said."I can't speak for the board, but I don't anticipate any problems," he said. "I anticipate it being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses