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South Carolina Supreme Court refuses Republicans' request to reconsider its order on school funding lawsuit

...state's fractured education funding system denies opportunities to poor students. They ordered legislators and school officials to collectively fix the system but mandated no method for changing it and no timetable for doing so. They also stressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/south-carolina-supreme
Columbia County school rezoning vote tonight

...for a vote.The plan involves shifts at 21 schools and moving about 2,000 students over a four-year period. School officials said the county's exploding growth has flooded some schools with new children while leaving some schools with unused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-26/columbia-county-school-re
Augusta high school student to meet with President Obama

An Augusta high school student will meet with President Obama, Richmond County school officials announced Friday.Adejah Nesbitt, a T.W. Josey High School senior, was chosen from a pool of applicants to participate in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-23/augusta-high-school-stude
Health care cost worries lock out Richmond County substitutes

...System, a number of its long-term substitutes consistently work more than 30 hours a week and need coverage.School officials were concerned that the budget for substitute teachers, around $1.5 million this year, would not be able to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/health-care-cost-worries
Richmond County school board looks at job programs

Richmond County Board of Education members and school officials want to re-evaluate the school system's technical and career education programs in the face of shortages in the Georgia jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/richmond-county-school-boa
South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...what to do.The justices ordered legislators and school officials to fix the system but mandated no particular method...R-Darlington.The court mandated that legislators and school officials work together on a comprehensive solution, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
Gov. Deal proposes $45 billion budget

...instructional days to school calendars, reduce or eliminate teacher furloughs, or cover teacher raises. Local school officials would ultimately decide how to spend the cash."The governor proposed putting it into the local level and letting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-17/gov-deal-proposes-45-billion-
Bullets found in Monte Sano pupil book bag

...on Thursday's bus ride home by another boy who got them from home, according to a statement from Richmond County school official Israel Butler. Both boys believed the bullets were toys, Butler said.After showing his mother the bullets, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-16/bullets-found-book-bag
Columbia County's school rezoning plan still has hurdles to clear

...more to go, Columbia County school officials appear on their way to instituting...gets a written response, and school officials examine suggested alternatives...High School Zone.Originally, school officials indicated the shift would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-10/columbia-countys-school-r
Schools reach out to communities as they prepare for Georgia Milestones

...at home, and I need to know everything I can about changes in the system so that stays true."Richmond County school officials are encouraging Augusta schools like Murphey to connect with their communities so they can adapt to the new tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-15/schools-reach-out-communi