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Educator misconduct unwanted reality in most school districts in state

...case each reported in Burke and Columbia counties and five in Richmond, according to data from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.Although advocates say more work is needed, requirements for reporting abuse and punishment for crimes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-12/educator-misconduct-unwanted
Richmond County teacher resigns after reportedly admitting neglect over bullying allegations

...two-week investigation on Mayo to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for it to determine whether she violated...superintendent for elementary education.The Georgia Professional Standards Commission, between 3/1/2013 and 3/1/2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-27/richmond-county-teacher-r
Augusta YDC names new principal

...Avery Niles said Ford had withheld information that she was the subject of a pending ethics charge by the Professional Standards Commission and had failed to report she had received a letter of reprimand for allegations of grade changing at another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-10/augusta-ydc-names-new-
Resolution of Atlanta cheating scandal caught between 2 agencies

...got reinstated after going before a tribunal or because of a lack of evidence.In addition, the state Professional Standards Commission is recommending either suspending or revoking the teaching licenses of all 178 educators named in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-03/resolution-atlanta-cheating-scandal
Dozens indicted in Atlanta cheating scandal

...employees who come to work each day and make sound decisions about educating our students."The Georgia Professional Standards Commission is responsible for licensing teachers and has been going through the complaints against teachers, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-03-29/dozens-indicted-atlanta-c
Allegations say pre-K teacher locked kids in closet or bathroom

...appropriate behavior."Richmond County Board of Education attorney PeteFletcher requested the Geor gia Professional Standards Commission investigate the matter in case the Standards of Code of Ethics of Education were not followed.The parent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-04-02/allegations-say-pre-k-tea
Judge orders separate lawyers in Atlanta cheating case

...Atlanta Public Schools educators in their appearances before the Atlanta Public Schools tribunal or the Professional Standards Commission. That could lead to additional conflicts of interest if any of those educators, who were not indicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-02/judge-orders-separate-lawyers
Georgia studies public school funding changes

...sign," said commission subcommittee chairman Kelly Henson, who is also the executive secretary of the Professional Standards Commission that oversees teacher certifications.Several aspects of public education would benefit from a change in the 26-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-05/georgia-studies-public-s
Sex ed cries for clarification

...curriculum be taught in its entirety by highly qualified, certified teachers, as defined by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The Augusta Care Pregnancy Center required and insisted that only their employees would teach the curriculum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-10-14/sex-ed-cries-cla
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Richmond County: An academic year in review

...Leverett, also earned master certification earlier this month. The distinction, coordinated by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, certifies educators as master teachers for seven years based on classroom performance, CRCT scores and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-05-22/richmond-county-academic-