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Georgia has jobs, needs trained workers, business leader says

...have a workforce. That's what we're building here,'' Baxter said of the Career Academy.Glynn County School Superintendent Howard Mann said the Career Academy has 18 career pathways and some good local jobs."If we can train our workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-11-06/georgia-has
Teacher's comments about student activist C.J. Pearson investigated

...in hot water over comments he is accused of making about the school's most famous student.Columbia County schools Superintendent Sandra Carraway said officials conducted an investigation into allegations made by 13-year-old C.J. Pearson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-10-14/teachers-comments-about-s
Columbia County school bus driver lied about attack, police say

...admitted she fabricated the story as a scheme to get more prescription pills, according to Morris.Columbia County school Superintendent Sandra Carraway said Volner's employment status was confidential, but "she will not be driving for us in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-09/columbia-county-school
Volunteers read to Wilkinson Gardens pupils through Power Lunch initiative

...as they eat. The backgrounds of volunteers ranged from public defenders to retired teachers.Richmond County School Superintendent Angela Pringle selected Wilkinson Gardens and Copeland Elementary School to pilot the program. At Wilkinson Gardens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-08/volunteers-read-wilkinso
9 killed in Oregon college shooting

...that we will have staff and students that have family and friends impacted by this event," Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent Gerry Washburn said.There were no immediate plans to upgrade security on the campus in light of the shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-01/9-killed-oregon-college-shoo
Rebel nickname stays at Georgia high school

...School and will make sure that sports uniforms have an "E" rather than a caricature of a Confederate soldier. School Superintendent Randy Shearouse said he doesn't anticipate any other action being taken on the topic - at least not anytime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/rebel-nickname-stays-georgia-high-s
Stakes high in Hephzibah, Blythe races

...Commission Chairman Robert Buchwitz is the chairman of the school's board, while Commissioner Jody Boulineau is school superintendent.Neither commissioner's post is coming up for election this year, but the commission elects its chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-23/stakes-high-he
Thomson High security up after weapon found

A gun was confiscated Friday morning at Thomson High School. According to McDuffie County School Superintendent Mychelle Rhodes, through the use of metal detection devices at both school entrances, officials found, secured and confiscated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-14/thomson-high-security-
High school graduation rates rise in Richmond, Columbia counties

...opportunity to move on to postsecondary education, the military or directly into a meaningful career," State School Superintendent Richard Woods said in a news release Monday. "I expect we will continue to see the graduation rate increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-11-10/high-school-graduation-ra
Kinder Morgan donates $45,000 to Georgia high school

...in that," he said.Fore said the company will consider other donations in the area in the future.Effingham School Superintendent Randy Shearouse said when Kinder Morgan contacted the district about a possible donation, he encouraged the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-24/kinder-morgan-donates-45000-g