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Georgia easing teacher testing rules

...schools won't have to administer as many so-called "Student Learning Objectives" tests, or SLOs, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced."I have always believed that we test our students too much," Woods said in a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-28/georgia-easing-teacher-te
Richmond County Schools Superintendent Angela Pringle looks to build resources, trust during new school year

When Angela Pringle started as Richmond County school superintendent last September, she faced several challenges: offering a recommendation on school system flexibility options, readying students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-25/richmond-coun
Richmond County Board of Education approves alternative school transportation program

...board members voiced concerns the plan will leave some students isolated.The pilot program, spearheaded by school Superintendent Angela Pringle and her staff, establishes transportation "hubs" separate from regular school transport at six...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-14/richmond-county-board-education
Upcoming calendar

...orgRICHMOND COUNTY DEMOCRATIC BREAKFAST: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 18, Holiday Inn; Richmond County School Superintendent Dr. Angela Pringle, speaker; $12 buffetTRANSPORTATION PROJECTS AND STRATEGIES COMMUNITY MEETING: 5:30-7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-14/upcoming-calenda
New assistant principal plans big impact at North Augusta High School

...That kid has to want it."Smith has his own goals in his life and career ? including one day becoming a school superintendent."But my more immediate goal for North Augusta High School is to serve the teachers here and the students and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-03/new-assistant-principal-p
Academy of Richmond County names its hall of fame inductees in its 4th ever selection

...Spivey, the chairman of the selecting committee. "We ought to take pride in it."Spivey, a retired deputy school superintendent, said he and other alumni believed the school should have a hall of fame that wasn't just sports-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-29/academy-richmond-county-n
Aiken County superintendent finalists all Palmetto State educators

AIKEN - The four finalists interviewed in the search for a new school superintendent in Aiken County are a superintendent in Greenwood County, an associate superintendent from Berkeley County, an assistant superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-06-27/aiken-county-superintendent-f
Columbia County school officials plan rollback of property taxes

...plan to roll back property taxes next month, but the impact on individual tax bills is expected to be small.Schools Superintendent Sandra Carraway said school board members agreed last week while at their retreat in Savannah to set the school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-18/columbia-county-school-of
Aiken picks Dorchester educator as superintendent

...doctorate degrees in educational leadership from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.He will take over as school superintendent following the retirement of Dr. Elizabeth Everitt, who has served as district superintendent since 2008. Her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-30/aiken-picks-dorchester-ed
Richmond County Board of Education voted to keep school employee tenure policy for another year.

...salary for one year after demotion or "relocation" during Tuesday's regular board meeting, agreeing with School Superintendent Angela Pringle that more information on how "tenure" affects the school system was needed before holding another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-16/richmond-county-board-education