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South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

...with an idea advocated for years by Democrats and education advocates. The budget also put more toward reading coaches and technology in rural schools.The court did acknowledge many piecemeal changes since 1993, including more money, new programs and various...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
Box shares soar in market debut

...market debut Friday despite the company's decade-long history of losses, a showing that might encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.The start on the New York Stock Exchange came after Box Inc. sold 12.5 million shares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/box-shares-soar-market-deb
On The Move

...2000 and has more than 15 years in the technology industry. He was previously chief information...2006. CRAIG TARKENTONJob title: Chief Technology OfficerEmployer: EDTSWork experience...She was previously the Communications Technology Manager and has been with the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2015-01-23/move
Richmond County school board looks at job programs

...fill across the nation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, followed by sales, commercial drivers and information technology positions.In Georgia, 60 percent of available jobs fall in this "middle-skill level" category, with only 40 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/richmond-county-school-boa
See the possibilities, not the problems

...commented on this piece, saying that "it diagnoses a low-grade discontent, a sense that for all their wonders science and technology have not slaked human thirst ... the accumulation of material goods is at an all-time high but so is the number of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-23/see-possibilities-not-pr
Augusta upgrades traffic signal technology on Walton Way

...engineering for Columbia County, told The Augusta Chronicle in late December that 38 lights, including 22 on Washington Road, use technology that synchronize traffic lights. By the end of February, all of the county's 65 stop lights are expected to be added to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/augusta-upgrades-traffic-sign
Tech industry pushes for cybersecurity, tax breaks

...ATLANTA - A trade association for Georgia's growing high-technology industry is seeking the extension of existing tax breaks and...exploit the commercial cybersecurity market.Members of the Technology Association of Georgia laid out the wish list Wednesday at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/tech-industry-pushes-cyb
Teachers can apply for STAR grants from Savannah River Remediation

Teachers in public elementary schools can apply for grants for science, math and technology instruction from Savannah River Remediation, the liquid-waste contractor at Savannah River Site.The "Students, Teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/teachers-can-apply-star-grant
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...growing military installation. Fort Gordon serves as an integral training center for Signal soldiers who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Augusta State University | The Augusta Chronicle

...State's enrollment continues to increase. In 2008, the university established a partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, so that ASU could offer a pre-engineering program. Students in the program would finish work on an engineering degree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/colleges-and-universities/augusta-