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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
Senate Education Committee votes for governor's education package

ATLANTA -- In a move to bypass opposition from House Democrats, the Senate Education Committee unanimously voted in favor of Gov. Sonny Perdue's education package Tuesday, which gives local school systems more control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/26/met_474390.shtml
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School accountability moves forward

...getting early attention from lawmakers as the Senate Education Committee heard Thursday about a governor-backed plan...John Courson, R-Columbia, who serves on the Senate Education Committee and was a member of the PASS Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/31/met_216811.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...advanced in the South Carolina Legislature.The Senate Education Committee approved the measure Wednesday, but Republican...under a bill advancing to the Senate floor. The Senate Education Committee approved legislation on Wednesday requiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-02-10/across-south-carolina
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Georgia lawmakers work to block Ebonics

...near-unanimous approval Wednesday from the Senate Education Committee, the first step in what is expected to be an...County Sen. Vincent Fort, a member of the Senate Education Committee, called it a "non-issue" and voted against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/30/met_203315.shtml
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Teachers' group warns against private school experiments

...Georgia," Ms. Pippin told members of the Senate Education Committee. However, backers argued the bill, which...is outside the greater Atlanta area. The Senate Education Committee is expected to vote on the issue Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/18/met_204208.shtml
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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
Across South Carolina

...will be considered by the full Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that covers about...school under a bill approved Wednesday by the Senate Education Committee. "We want to reward those who have put themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/14/met_187278.shtml
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Senate panel votes down school choice legislation

...far from dead.The bill failed 6-10 in the Senate Education Committee after brief remarks from its sponsor. Advocates...the bill will not be revived this year in the Senate Education Committee, the fight will continue next week, as an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-20/senate-panel-votes-down-schoo
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