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Senate candidates wary of raising wage, school reform

...the use of the multistate Common Core education standards.Paul Broun would go even further and disband the U.S. Department of Education.The question came up during the third of the debate series organized by the Georgia Republican Party around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-02-23/senate-candida
Rants & Raves

...will be verified for eligibility for assistance. REP. PAUL BROUN favors eliminating the federal EPA and the U.S. Department of Education. Excellent! First rate!

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/rants-raves
Atwater widow files to run for SC superintendent

...husband, who engineered wins for Ronald Reagan and the elder George Bush. While there, she worked in the U.S. Department of Education under Reagan and served on education committees at the National Institutes of Health.Throughout President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-20/atwater-widow-files-run-sc-su
Alabama football fans take sport too seriously sometimes

...brought in $143.4 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, according to documents filed with the U.S. Department of Education. Auburn athletics generated $102.8 million.The numbers are jarring to some considering that 18.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-04/alabama-football-fans-tak
Tutoring company owner charged with falsifying financial documents

...was investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the State Inspector General and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Inspector General.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-03/tutoring-company-owner-ch
Glitch delays financial aid for GRU students

...Health Sciences universities became official in January, the new institution did not receive approval from the U.S. Department of Education to participate in the federal financial aid program as GRU until July 2.That is weeks behind when the university...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-14/glitch-delays-financial-a
Effects of automatic federal spending cuts trickle down to Georgia

...directly to some of the state's largest cities, which will likely face similar challenges.Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Education has released some preliminary estimates of cuts for fiscal year 2013. The biggest reduction would be an estimated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-21/effects-automatic-federal-spe
Augusta Tech drops student loan program

...expenses, books or other costs.However, the issue at Augusta Tech is not a local problem.According to the U.S. Department of Education, $829 million in Pell Grants were awarded to students who did not intend to use the money for school, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-06-27/augusta-tech-drops-studen
School district to take time in considering free-meals program

...it and many reported an increase in the number of students receiving meals. The center reported that the U.S. Department of Education will accept the option's eligibility statistics to determine funding for other grant programs and that districts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-06-12/school-district-take-time
Players join NCPA protest with 'APU' displays

...I can assure you that now that I am aware of it, we will talk to (players) about it."According to U.S. Department of Education data, Tech's football program generated about $32 million in revenue in 2012 against $17.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-21/players-join-ncpa-protest