Rants & Raves

...Columbia University Law School is fairly consistent with past analyses that show the racial bias in how teachers and school administrators dole out punishment to students with browner hues. A HUGE RAVE TO the new location of the DMV in south Augusta...

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.

'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...

Colleges lack freedom

...institution but was unable to do so because they shouted him down. "What is shocking," he said, "is the school administrators did not step in and stop the students. This deprived the students who wanted to hear the speech, from doing...

Educator misconduct unwanted reality in most school districts in state

...reporting "as soon as possible."With teachers and school administrators included as mandatory reporters, school districts...inappropriate.School board attorney Pete Fletcher said school administrators train their staffers at the beginning of every...

School funding, standards are focus of SC superintendent debate

...It can't just be a one-year fix," said Spearman, who was director of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.Thompson, a former dean of graduate studies at South Carolina State University, said he would favor exploring...