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Gov. Haley's proposed budget focuses on education

...million on children living in poverty, $30 million on reading coaches in elementary schools and $29 million on technology improvements. Her proposal marks a major shift in her previous stance that education could be improved without additional money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-13/haleys-proposed-budget-focuse
Only 3 Georgia counties divide $40 million; poorest schools left out

...considered an innovator in education. Even in tight times, it is making a digital push to invest $54 million in technology improvements that, within a few years, will make hardback textbooks obsolete, allow students 24/7 access to their schoolwork...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-03-17/only-3-georgia-counties-divide-40-m
Carpet fresh start

...changes that DSM identified before the plant shut down," Mr. Bradfield said. He said there were also some technology improvements made before Evergreen restarted. Mr. Bradfield said the design changes were aimed at improving efficiency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/14/bus_124612.shtml
Business
Agencies brace for howls of gas grief

...Brian Kemp, R-Athens, who also is vying for the Republican spot in the agriculture race, said he thinks technology improvements, such as equipping more inspectors' field vehicles with computers to write reports, would help the department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/met_83326.shtml
Metro
Flawed Medicare system puts major crimp in sustaining health care

...found that widespread adoption and effective use of electronic health record systems and other health information technology improvements could save the U.S. health system as much as $162 billion annually by greatly improving the way medical care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/01/let_18218.shtml
Letters
Cameras in Atlanta help deter criminals

...we're not getting any kind of benefits out of it that justify that," Mr. Stanley said. He said that video technology improvements, digital image storage and drops in cost also have contributed to the increased focus, leaving cities to balance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/24/met_459512.shtml
Metro
Across the region

...money will be used for additional faculty, expansion of a new research program, renovations, and library and technology improvements. Bus to give free rides on ozone action days COLUMBIA - A Midlands bus service will offer commuters free rides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/25/met_456935.shtml
Metro
Senate plan sheds some local projects

...8226; $140,566 for site work development in Columbia County Industrial Park #8226; $300,000 for technology improvements at Columbia County Library #8226; $51,250 for new services at Lucy C. Laney High School in Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/12/met_447146.shtml
Metro | Lucy C. Laney High School
Georgia budget passes House

...home of House Majority Whip Barry Fleming; $140,566 for work site development and $300,000 for library technology improvements in Columbia County, home of both Mr. Fleming and Mr. Harbin; and $180,000 for a park in St. Simons Island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/05/met_446431.shtml
Metro | Lucy C. Laney High School
House issues budget draft

...and $440,000 for economic development and technology improvements at a library in Columbia County, the home of Mr...Columbia County Industrial Park ? $300,000 for technology improvements at Columbia County Library ? $51,250 for new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/04/met_446290.shtml
Metro | Lucy C. Laney High School