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Good 'Deal' for bad schools

...flexibility to work with existing local school boards or take over day-to-day school...2013 replaced six DeKalb County school board members when that district faced...teachers, administrators and local school board officials decry the proposal because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-28/good-deal-bad-schools
Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...the amendment.Organizations representing teachers, school boards and other education stakeholders largely oppose the plan...responsible for appointing the new superintendent, state school board members and state charter commission members who would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch
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
Aiken County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...2014 By Sarita Chourey | Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 All articles about Aiken County Board of Education The district school board accepted Dr. Elizabeth Everitt?s request Tuesday to retire due to ?family obligations,? according to a news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/aiken-county-board-education
House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...House backs it, the amendment is expected to be on ballots statewide in 2016.Organizations representing teachers, school boards and other education stakeholders largely opposed the plan. They made their complaints known at an earlier meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-23/house-panel-oks-deals-sch
School boards fear Deal legislation will lead to state takeover

...legislation, saying his plan will ultimately subvert local school board autonomy.Both school systems have sent letters voicing...plan would ultimately lead to "state control of local school board priorities" after placing a heavy load on Georgia school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-23/school-boards-fear-deal-legisla
Opportunity School Districts provide 'no excuses' approach to school success

...state. It does not have to be that way.Educators, school boards and state policy-makers can make different choices...School District proposal would give administrators and school boards time to turn around their failing schools. But, if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-21/opportunity-scho
Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-15/richmond-county-school-c
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
Bill would let local officials change notice posting

ATLANTA ? Sheriffs, cities, counties and school boards would no longer have to buy newspaper ads to post required notices under legislation moving its way through the Senate.The proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-07/bill-would-let-local-off