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Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom floor

...across the room, he'd still go to jail."Asked about the discrepancy, Lott said officers at the scene and school administrators hadn't told him about any injuries, and "what she had once she obtained an attorney is a different matter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-28/sheriff-fires-deputy-tossing-teen-a
Common sense bombs out

...and he doesn't.We're not exactly sure what the 14-year-old Dallas-area teen deserves for alarming school administrators with his suspicious-looking "clock." And if you're a reasonable person with reasonable questions, you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-28/common-sense-bombs-ou
Kirby: Teacher advocates for power of words

...inside the school. But before turning them loose, they painted numbers 1, 2 and 4 on the sides of the goats. School administrators spent most of the day looking for No. 3. YOUR TRAVELS: Labor Day looms, and our summer vacation postcards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-03/kirby-teacher-advocates-power
University System of Georgia enrollment rises; smaller universities see decline

...University is the higher admissions standards resulting from the merger of a community college with a medical school, administrators say. To address it, they allowed East Georgia State College, which essentially accepts all high school graduates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-05/university-system-georgia-enrollmen
No innocent parties

...class with her cellphone. Then she escalated it by defiantly refusing to leave ? first with a teacher, then a school administrator and finally with the school resource officer who had to be summoned to physically remove her.And it should be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-31/no-innocent-parties
Columbia County school system picks state model with flexibility, mandates

...under a complex measuring system known as the College and Career Rea dy Performance Index, or CCRPI.In return, school administrators are given waivers from a number of state regulations that cover things such as facility construction, class sizes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-02/columbia-county-school-sy
Columbia County charter school group announces deal for school site

...that time frame.Shafer said since that time, several board members have attended state training for charter school administrators and the group is working on a transition plan to be ready when they submit the charter within a few weeks. If...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-31/columbia-county-charter-s
Richmond County school board to finalize 2016 budget

...budget also calls for 1 percent raises for all employees, along with $1 million earmarked for added support for school administrators and counselors.Other highlights include funding for school technology upgrades and hiring 20 teachers for predicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-07/richmond-county-school-bo
Long hair isn't culture clash today like in 1960s

...began sporting a style that would have gotten them kicked out of an Augusta high school just a few years before.School administrators seemed to refocus their concerns to nose rings and politically incorrect T-shirts, and five decades later the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-30/long-hair-isnt-culture-clash-
Thomson High security up

...cooperation with the McDuffie County school public safety, launched an immediate investigation.Strong says the school administrators and school resource officers questioned witnesses and the suspected student. The unloaded gun was confiscated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-08/thomson-high-security