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North Augusta's support system draws new coach Brian Thomas to football program

...team's three-year run of winning state championships from 2010-12.Northern Guilford is in one of the largest school systems in North Carolina, so the program competes with multiple high schools within the city.Thomas said the tighter support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-23/north-august
Angela Pringle selected as Richmond County schools superintendent in 7-2 vote

...candidate for the job."She understands how to gather and use data to adjust curriculum for the better and help better school systems," Cain said. "She's also shown that she knows how to incorporate community leaders, chambers, local businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-19/angela-pringle-selected-r
Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

...poverty, even though DeKalb is much larger.Both school systems also have minority populations well over 50 percent...numbers of students receiving reduced-cost meals.The school systems have a large number of Title I schools: 102 of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-09/superintendent-finalist-c
Group advocates, educates public on charter school systems

...Association held an educational meeting on charter school systems for the Augusta area Monday at Provost Academy Georgia...meeting was to help dispel "misnomers" about charter school systems, which are flexible and tuition-free public schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-07/group-adovcates-educates-
Augusta area schools improve in language arts, but struggle in math and science

...either 15 or 20 percent of their final grades, depending on when the student enrolled in 9th grade.Students in both school systems improved their scores in the American Literature testing category. Columbia County students' percent passing rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-16/augusta-area-schools-impr
Crisis goes unanswered

...questionable immunization records, limited cultural adaptation and marginal English-language skills entering school systems without the awareness of the local authorities.Consider the impact on welfare agencies, health-care agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-05/crisis-goes-unanswered
Rethink school lunches

...homework over the summer. The government needs to drop the heavy-handed, one-size-fits-all approach imposed on school systems through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.The first lady's well-intentioned changes to the National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-08/rethink-school-lunche
AP Interview: Perdue, Kingston talk Common Core

...measurements you want. But I think local school systems making their own decisions and...questions they ask is what kind of school systems do you have. For example, Douglasville...employees will have access to good school systems. And if they can't find it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-06/ap-interview-p
Summer feeding program called 'necessity' for school students

...district, local youth programs and faith organizations to provide breakfast and lunch to county residents through July. School systems are reimbursed for the services based on the total number of meals per site and the meal type."It's bridging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-12/summer-feeding-program-ca
The real crisis

...court hearings or are released to adult relatives, allowing them entry into already-overwhelmed welfare rolls and school systems.Burden the system. Check.In addition to providing taxpayer-funded food, shelter and medical care, Obama Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-22/real-crisis