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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's budget proposal includes teacher recruitment program

...teacher recruitment program that aims to get high-quality teachers in rural schools.The budget lays out the second...years of graduate school tuition paid.? High-quality teachers in high-turnover districts could get a $5,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-12/south-carolina-gov-nikki-
Legislators could explore debt forgiveness, increased pay as ways to keep SC teachers

...should focus such initiatives in rural districts where's it's particularly hard to fill classrooms with high-quality teachers. Rural districts pay less than their urban and suburban counterparts while also offering less in the community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-18/legislators-could-explore-deb
South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Sheheen's education plan calls for higher salaries, expanded 4K

...attract students into the field and prevent high-quality teachers from leaving."We need to show we value teachers...they make enough money, and we lose many high-quality teachers ? especially early in their careers ? because they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-04/south-carolina-gubernatorial-
Appreciate our teachers!

...how important it is to have a quality teacher in each classroom. I remember...our children. Show me a high-quality teacher, and I will show you a classroom...is associated with the high-quality teacher. Suffice it to say, their work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-08/appreciate-our-teachers
Planners don't see 'major' rightsizing needed in Richmond County schools

...Richmond County in 1956, said no matter what the schools look like, this process must include the objective to staff quality teachers and educators who care."We can talk about different plans and different grades, but they will only work if there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-09/planners-dont-see-major-r
Assessment tool expected to help school system identify best job candidates

...based on timed assessments, which Dolan said would create an objective list of candidates."Let's get the best quality teachers," Dolan said. "Look at the grades. How much does a year of bad grades cost? If you can save a bad hire and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-05-22/assessment-tool-expected-
Court ponders role in improving rural S.C. school districts

...dismiss the case as moot, as Stepp has asked.Epps argued the most important aspect to a child's education is a quality teacher, but plaintiff districts have the state's lowest-paid, least-experienced teachers who hold the fewest degrees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-18/court-ponders-role-improving-
10 file for November race

...Guinyard-Butler Middle School principal, Barnwell County RUNNING BECAUSE: "I'm very interested in student achievement and quality teachers in our classrooms." DISTRICT 4: NORTH AUGUSTA AREA DARRELL BLOCKER AGE: 46 EMPLOYMENT: Barber shop owner, real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-07-16/10-file-november-race
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Pre-K saves money, according to study

...the day."The thing that makes me the most nervous about the whole looming cuts is what it's going to do to our quality teachers," Tracy said. "You're not going to be able to keep the teachers. They're going to get unemployment or try...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-03-02/pre-k-saves-money-accordi
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New SC school to replace one featured by Obama

...Beyond the basics of providing a safe learning environment, better facilities help to recruit and retain high-quality teachers. Also, to compete in today's world, students need access to and education on the latest technology, said Dillon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-18/new-sc-school-replace-one-fe
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