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Senate panel to consider firing SC State trustees, appointing new board

...Caucus' call for his removal.Senators said the trustees' move doesn't solve the problem.Today, the full Senate Education Committee will review the proposal filed by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, the state's most powerful legislator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-24/senate-panel-consider-fir
South Carolina Senate panel approves bill to drop wait for out-of-state veterans to get in-state tuition

...Tom Young, R-Aiken, after the higher education subcommittee approved the measure and sent it to the full Senate Education Committee.A similar measure fell just short of gaining lawmakers' approval last year.The bill also allows a military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/south-carolina-senate-pa
Lawmakers challenge history teaching

ATLANTA -- Members of the House and Senate education committees took turns Wednesday criticizing an executive from the College Board for having a liberal slant on guidelines it publishes for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/lawmakers-challenge-hist
Expense money beefs up SC legislators' salaries

...last year from his state Senate job, including $11,000 for being president pro tem, $650 for heading the Senate Education Committee and $12,750 for postage and in-district expenses.Even though Courson lives in Columbia, just minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-11/expense-money-beefs-sc-legisl
Panel advances bill updating SC's sex ed law

...sex-education law by requiring the teaching of medically accurate health information. The bill sent to the full Senate Education Committee also tries to improve school districts' compliance by withholding 1 percent of their funding until they file...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/panel-advances-bill-updating-
Educators urged to tell public of school tax benefit

NEWNAN, Ga. - Republicans serving on the House and Senate education committees are asking educators for ideas on how to convince the public that taxes need to be raised for additional school funding.The appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-02/educators-urged-tell-pub
Elect school superintendents, Georgia lawmakers say

...for HR 550 by traveling the state, both in speaking to grassroots organizations and in joining the House and Senate education committees in a series of "listening sessions" in a dozen cities.He notes that parents like the idea when they hear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-18/elect-school-superintend
Legislators to seek input at GRU meeting

...education system? The state's top leaders want to hear what you have to say.Members of the Georgia House and Senate education committees will hold a joint town hall meeting Tuesday at Georgia Regents University to gather input from the public on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-02/legislators-seek-input-gr
Town hall meeting location changed

...the state's top leaders has been changed.The joint town hall meeting for members of the Georgia House and Senate education committees will now be held at the Jaguar Student Activities Center ballroom on the Georgia Regents University Summerville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-03/town-hall-meeting-locatio
Citizens tell legislators how to change education system

...discouraged.And that's not the half of it.In a town hall style meeting with about 12 Georgia House and Senate education committee members, teachers, parents and community members pointed to changes they want in public education. Audience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-03/citizens-tell-legislators