Enrollment drop plagues Georgia colleges

...Several factors triggered the declines, including state and federal policy revisions. The biggest, according to school administrators, was the regents' decision to no longer accept students who needed more than two remedial courses."That...

Public meetings set in January for Columbia County school rezoning

...Superintendent Sandra Carraway told the board.Carraway wants to have the rezoning issue settled by the end of January so school administrators can begin planning for the 2015-16 school year.Officials have already made revisions to the preliminary plan...

Columbia County school board hears rezoning proposal for 2015 school year

...staff will need to re-examine zoning plans each year, at least for the near future.Jackson said she and other school administrators have been researching county growth patterns and speaking with builders and realtors to get a grasp on where growth...

Augusta Prep announces new head of school

...next school year.In a statement released Friday, the school said Huestis offered a background as an independent school administrator, most recently serving as the head of school at Bayside Academy in Daphne, Ala. He also has worked at schools...

Two top school administrators leaving Richmond County Board of Education

Deputy Superintendent Tim Spivey said he is retiring Oct. 31 after a 33-year career in Richmond County. Chief Human Resources Officer Norman Hill also submitted his resignation effective Nov. 5.

Sego Middle School celebrates 50th anniversary

...history like Sego Middle School.Built in 1964, it is one of the oldest middle schools in Richmond County. School administrators said it has inspired teachers, educated the children of local political figures, and started the careers of...

Classes begin at North Augusta schools

...was busy even after the first day of school was completed. Teachers continued to walk the halls, meeting with school administrators and planning their next lessons.Football players began practice while other students lingered on the school...

Georgia commission struggling to regulate for-profit schools

...schools' student job placement rates, according to the newspaper's review. The brief visits were announced to school administrators beforehand and the newspaper reported that short, handwritten notes about each institution's evaluation were...

School violence, bullying show decline

...Orpinas of the book "Bullying Prevention: Creating a Positive School Climate and Developing Social Competence," School administrators locally also believe bullying is on the decline. Cleveland Road Elementary School Principal Tanya Long said bullying...

'She Blinded Me With Science' star now teaching

...enable them to get the job done, and in this case it's all about filmmaking and film score composition."School administrators can hardly believe they've landed a bona fide rock-star professor. Paul Mathews, a Peabody associate dean...