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Documentary 'Discovering Dave ? Spirit Captured in Clay' on Edgefield slave potter wins acclaim

...understand archaeology and local history and culture. Now, copies of the documentary are in nearly all South Carolina school systems as well as many libraries and museums to continue telling Drake's story."(The documentary) almost reads like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/documentary-edgefield-slave-p
The principal matters: A school's success lies with its top leader

...process that involves schooling at post-graduate levels, job applications, interviews and selections. ONE WAY SCHOOL systems can ensure that the right people are in charge of schools is by creating and operating leadership academies. Leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/principal-matter
Kansas City school superintendent says he's taking job leading Atlanta-area district

...different location and be close to them is a unique intersection of an opportunity that we could not pass up."Both school systems are poor, with predominantly minority student populations and checkered histories.Green took over leading the Kansas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-14/kansas-city-school-superi
Schools urged to get back to basics in technical education

As school systems across Georgia start to overhaul their career, technical and agricultural...the real world after they graduate high school."Clark said Georgia school systems should do more to "popularize" skilled trades as viable careers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/schools-urged-get-back-bas
Milestones tests launch smoothly in Richmond, Columbia counties

As some school systems in Geor gia reported experiencing...standardized tests. New regulations require school systems to have 30 percent of tests via computer...testing caused headaches in several school systems this week, with students experiencing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-27/milestones-tests-launch-s
Richmond County residents voice support for IE2 school flexibility option at final public meeting ahead of board vote

...for improving student achievement levels. Georgia school systems must choose from among the three options by June...educational resources. The charter system requires school systems to establish school governing councils that offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-14/richmond-county-residents
Schools prepare for new cybersecurity curriculum

...curriculum.Born out of a partnership with Fort Gordon's Army Cyber Command, Georgia universities and Augusta's major school systems, the new pathway is designed to train students in techniques needed to protect military and civilian computer networks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-17/schools-prepare-new-cyber
RCBOE to pick flex option Tuesday

...Excellence, Charter and Status Quo) are designed to offer school systems struggling with funding cuts greater autonomy from...accountability for student achievement levels. All school systems in Georgia will have to make a choice by June 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-04-19/rcboe-pick-flex-option-tuesday
RCBOE officially selects Investing in Education Excellence, or IE2, flex option

...bypass certain policy requirements in exchange for greater accountability for improving student achievement levels. School systems across Georgia must make their choice by June 30.The school board's decision comes after six months of study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-04-21/rcboe-officially-selects-invest
Richmond, Columbia County schools eligible for 'Connections for Classrooms' funds

...the state has at least a 100-megabit Internet connection for its facilities."We want to make sure all of our school systems can access this federal funding," he said. "Every school needs access to some kind of broadband connection and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-05/richmond-columbia-county-school