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...television station reported that the boy is 13 years old. Ms. Mullins resigned last year after the state Professional Practices Commission began investigating her, said the school's principal, Kathryn Floyd. Ms. Mullins is accused of sexual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/13/met_224053.shtml
Metro
Teachers dropping out

...attrition rates among young teachers. Tom Hall, director of technology and support services for the Georgia Professional Practices Commission, said 17 percent of new teachers quit after the first year, while 35 percent do so within five years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/11/met_218888.shtml
Metro
Convicts slip into schools

...fail to report accusations to the Georgia Professional Practices Commission, the state agency charged with tracking...educators to report teacher misconduct to the Professional Practices Commission, which investigates the allegations and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/07/met_218681.shtml
Metro
A $96,000 ripoff

...should have been caught long before it was. Investigations by the school system's police force and the Professional Practices Commission, the state's school ethics watchdog, absolve any individual school employee of blame. Fair enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/13/edi_211276.shtml
Editorials
Josey students will retake disputed graduation test

...able to get all of them in a timely fashion." Superintendent Charles Larke said he will alert the state Professional Practices Commission today about the Josey case. The PPC has the power to suspend or revoke a teacher's license for ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/24/met_207257.shtml
Metro | T.W. Josey High School
Josey test probe extends to teacher

...investigation should finish by next Thursday, the superintendent said. The matter will be handed to the state's Professional Practices Commission, which polices teacher behaviour and can revoke a teacher's professional certificate. The name of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/19/met_207006.shtml
Metro | T.W. Josey High School
Verdict expected in Smart trial

...for using profanity toward students, but that letter was sent in the 1995 investigation file to the state Professional Practices Commission and was not given to Mr. Smart, Dr. Larke testified. Board attorney Pete Fletcher had previously said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/11/met_199933.shtml
Metro | Lucy C. Laney High School
Area briefs: Spring leaves South parched

...Dohrmann resigned in November. An external audit performed for the school board was forwarded to the Georgia Professional Practices Commission, which is investigating the external audit's findings. Dr. Dohrmann has denied wrongdoing. Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/24/met_264304.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission | Richmond County Board of Education
Year kicks off with escape of inmates

...Richmond County substitute teachers are among the highest paid in the state. In following weeks, the Georgia Professional Practices Commission announces it will investigate Richmond County schools for overpaying 39 substitute teachers. Aug. 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/28/met_219741.shtml
Metro | Evans High School | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School | Augusta State University | Westside High School
Millner seeking tax cut

...grade-point-average for those entering education degree programs in Georgia from 2.5 to 3.0. - Work with the Professional Practices Commission to implement higher teacher standards and periodic testing of teachers to ensure they're meeting the standards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/10/met_218831.shtml
Metro