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Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...change, she said.Under the system, the governor would be responsible for appointing the new superintendent, state school board members and state charter commission members who would have the only authority to act in schools taken over, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch
Feds limit school bake sales

...exemptions. In Oklahoma, a group of students from Edmond North High School brought cookies to a meeting with the state school board, where they told officials they make more than $40,000 a year from food sales for their charity drives, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-11/feds-limit-school-bake-sales
SC lawmakers study school ruling

...might include.A proposal to be re-introduced by Rep. Jenny Horne, R-Summerville, has the backing of the state School Boards Association and Superintendent-elect Molly Spearman.Horne's plan would fund schools through a new, statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Election Updates

...dead heat. -- 10:30 p.m.Wilson wins Democrat school voteATLANTA -- Valarie Wilson, a former head of a state school-board group, has won the Democratic nomination for state superintendent of schools in Tuesday's runoff, but as of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-22/election-news
SC Senate approves replacing Common Core in 1 year

...state must spend money on improving technology both to and within schools to make that happen, Hutto said..The state School Boards Association supported the compromise as ending uncertainty caused by years of debate and preserving, at least temporarily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-01/sc-senate-approves-replacing-
Haley signs bill allowing tax votes to fund schools

...continue their tax whenever it would otherwise end, starting with Cherokee in 2016 and Lexington in 2019.The state School Boards Association has long pushed to extend the option to all school districts but recognized that wasn't politically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/haley-signs-bill-allowing-tax
Isakson chides Nunn about Sen. Harry Reid

...But Isakson, who will become the senior senator in January, has been a legislator, a congressman and chaired the state school board, offered a seasoned political observation."As a candidate for office, you ought to declare who you are going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/isakson-chides-nunn-about-sen-h
Richmond County students will make up days lost to ice storm

...The school board forgave three days cancelled during January's snow storm for students. On Feb. 20, the state school board voted to allow school districts not to make up days lost to both storms.Georgia schools are normally required to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-03/richmond-county-students-
S.C. legislators consider requiring more TB testing of school employees

...the safety and health of students, but mindful of the fiscal costs," said Debbie Elmore, spokeswoman for the state School Boards Association.What it would cost and who would pay is unclear.The superintendent of Ninety-Six schools, Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-09/sc-legislators-consider-requi
The math is frightening

...competent, and they would love a solution to this problem.If, collectively, education professors, politicians, state school boards, local school boards and school administrators would create directed elementary school cultures that correct the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-05/math-frightening