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Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...County neighborhoods, however, say the freshman commissioner was on the wrong track.Founding alliance member and now school board President Venus Cain said her Woodlake cul-de-sac was the place for kickball, dodgeball, basketball and riding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
Columbia County board OKs hiring

Columbia County school board members voted Tuesday to hire assistant principals for two county...County, was named assistant principal at River Ridge Elementary.School board members also approved staffing requests for the upcoming school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-25/columbia-county-board-oks
RCBOE takes stance against Gov. Deal's 'school opportunity district'

Richmond County school board members unanimously approved a resolution...local legislators and the Georgia School Board Association voicing opposition to...the legislation will undermine local school board authority.Deal's legislation calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-17/rcboe-takes-stance-again
Kramer selected as new head coach for Greenbrier High School

Columbia County school board members voted unanimously Tuesday night to hire Tony Kramer, a longtime coach and teacher with 19 years experience, to take the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-03-10/kramer-selec
Good 'Deal' for bad schools

...Gov. Deal, who in 2013 replaced six DeKalb County school board members when that district faced a loss of accreditation...heard public school teachers, administrators and local school board officials decry the proposal because it would "undermine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-28/good-deal-bad-schools
Rants & Raves

...we don't there is going to be a whole lot of single mamas here in Augusta getting stoned to death. RICHMOND COUNTY school board: So many parents want to get their kids in magnet schools. Please build more magnet schools. If there is not enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-31/rants-raves
Cruise control doesn't steer

...Ballotpedia, a nonpartisan Web site covering politics and elections, just tweeted a story in which, "In a recent special school board election in Louisiana, just 9 percent of registered voters turned out."We've got them beat. In a recent school tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-31/cruise-control-doesnt
School board member refuses fingerprints

...DeKalb County school officials say a newly-elected school board member is refusing to submit to a fingerprint and background...security check is a conflict of interest. DeKalb County School Board Chairman Melvin Johnson says he was surprised when Jester...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-05/ga-school-board-member-balks
Columbia County School Board trustees approve massive rezoning plan, grant waivers

Columbia County School Board trustees approved a massive school rezoning plan Tuesday that has faced vocal opposition, but also offered compromise in the form...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-27/columbia-county-school-bo
Columbia County school rezoning vote tonight

Columbia County School Board trustees are scheduled to vote Tuesday...presented to the panel during the school board's regular public meeting at 5...4781 Hereford Farm Road in Evans. School board members can make changes or accept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-26/columbia-county-school-re