The action, which was opposed by Wayne Guilfoyle, likely puts off the decision until next year, when Mayor-elect Hardie Davis and three new commissioners take office.
The school board will begin the interview process in a closed meeting at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m. Friday. A second session will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Cierra Y'Kesia Simms, 22, initially told Richmond County Sheriff's deputies about 7 a.m. Wednesday that she had discovered the baby on the ground behind the Masonic Temple on Wrightsboro Road, wrapped in towels.
Two top officials at Georgia Regents University are stepping down from their duties in unrelated cases.