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Merle Temple's novel filled with familiar political characters

...sentenced for crimes related to helping former state school Superintendent Linda Schrenko steal state Department of Education money...failed, so he went to work as one of Rob in son's deputy superintendents and eventually became her campaign chairman in her run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-25/merle-temples-n
Rants & Raves

...RANT FOR COLUMBIA County board of education. They are living high off the hog of our taxes. How many assistant superintendents do you need? Why do many in high positions have the same last names? Just saying. WHY DOESN'T THE Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-25/rants-raves
A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...instructors of A.R. Johnson's Teen Community Emergency Response Class believe stress and realism are the best teachers. State Superintendent John Barge addressed students, staffers and Richmond County Board of Education members in an assembly honoring A.R...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/richmond-county-boar
SC names its top teacher

COLUMBIA- A Sumter High School teacher has been named South Carolina's Teacher of the Year.State Education Superintendent Molly Spearman announced the selection of Suzanne Koty at a banquet in Columbia on Wednesday night.Koty teaches English...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-23/sc-names-its-top-teacher
Opinions on Murphey-Josey merger remain mixed after meeting with school system officials

...with some seeing potential benefits while others voiced concern about a blended population.Richmond County Assistant Superintendent Lamonica Lewis and Program Director Jeff Baker described the new middle school wing planned at Josey and listed "the many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-23/opinions-murphey-josey-me
Laurens County closes all schools over illnesses

...keep its public schools open."We are going to err on the side of caution," Rob Johnson, the Laurens County school superintendent, told The Courier Herald of Dublin. "I know this is going to put our parents in a difficult position, but we are trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/laurens-county-closes-all-sch
Another victory for choice

...measure, which now goes to Georgia voters as a proposed state constitutional amendment in 2016, would allow a special state superintendent to take over daily management of chronically underperforming local schools, closing those that fail to improve or converting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-24/another-victory-choic
Junior Invitational officials ready for dry weather

GRANITEVILLE - On Monday afternoon, Sage Valley Golf Club superintendent Chuck Green was hopeful any possible thunderstorms would miss the course, especially after last week.In the previous five days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-20/junior-invitational-official
Lawrence Bacon Sr.

...WARRENTON, Ga. - Service for Superintendent Lawrence O. Bacon, Sr...discharged from the US Army. Superintendent Bacon retired from the Warren...of Wilkes Memorial COGIC and Superintendent of the Tennille District COGIC...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174708151
RCBOE to pick flex option Tuesday

...details on its choice.The school board is leaning toward the IE2 option, voting unanimously to adopt it tentatively after Superintendent Angela Pringle recommended it last month. Board members said the IE2 option represents a "workable" system when compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-04-19/rcboe-pick-flex-option-tuesday