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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-
Across the region

...at least for a few years, under a compromise advancing in the Senate. The measure, sent Wednesday to the Senate Education Committee, replaces a bill that initially sought to repeal the standards being rolled out in classrooms statewide after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/across-region
Georgia teacher rating system too easy

...showcase good teachers and root out bad ones by tying teachers' ratings to their students' academic success.Senate Education Committee Chairman Fran Millar, R-Dunwoody, said the preliminary results - particularly the finding that less than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-01-07/ga-teacher-rating-system-
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
SC Senator says Moore doesn't want seat back

...University of South Carolina trustee ousted by Gov. Nikki Haley opposes a bill meant to give her another seat.Senate Education Committee Chairman John Courson said today that Wall Street financier and benefactor Darla Moore has no interest in returning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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Across South Carolina

...from the board of trustees by Gov. Nikki Haley, opposes a bill meant to give her another seat on the board, Senate Education Committee Chairman John Courson said Tuesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-29/across-south-carolina
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