Friday, Aug 29, 2014

5 top teacher finalists honored

Ranging from a high school social studies teacher to an elementary school music director, the finalists were honored during a banquet held at the Central Office building,.
By Sean Gruber

Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
By Tracey McManus

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

GRU students studying rap album

Georgia Regents University instructor Adam Diehl’s lecture begins by dissecting a 100-year-old Irish novel and ends analyzing the lyrics of a hip-hop artist from Compton, Calif.
By Tracey McManus

Sego Middle celebrates 50th anniversary

A small group of business leaders, teachers, former students and a board of education member attended a ceremony Thursday celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sego Middle School.
By Sean Gruber

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Virtual learning lab a bridge to hope, graduation

Until they were invited to participate in "Youniversity," a high school diploma was nothing more than an unreachable dream for Taylor Stewart and Mark Williams.
By Sean Gruber

1 charter school OK'd, another denied

Two local school choice groups returned from Atlanta on Wednesday with different outcomes for proposed charter schools.
By Steve Crawford and Tracey McManus

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

New school on west Richmond horizon

Citing rising student populations at existing schools, the Richmond County Board of Education is making plans to build a new school in the western part of the county.
By Sean Gruber

Outspoken schools supporter to concentrate on health

In a tearful address in front of the Board of Education building, Braswell, 50, said she was withdrawing from the November election to focus on health and family.
By Tracey McManus

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

School worker charged with not reporting abuse

A Columbia County School System employee has been accused of not reporting child abuse.
By Valerie Rowell

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

ATLANTA -- The Board of Regents auditing staff is looking at athletic programs at the 30 Georgia schools that offer intercollegiate sports.
By Walter C. Jones

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Finalist for school superintendent signs contract

Pete Fletcher, attorney for the Richmond County Board of Education, said the school system received the signed document from Angela Pringle on Friday.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Roberson 'thankful' for time on RCBOE

Richmond County Board of Education Superintendent Frank Roberson might be leaving behind his superintendent position today, but he says he will not be giving up his love for working in education.
By Sean Gruber

Officials stress safety of football games

Richmond County schools safety officials take offense at perception among some that attending high school football games is unsafe.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Ga. to regulate school candy fund-raisers?

ATLANTA - The state Board of Education will decide whether to give schools a series of exemptions that prohibits the sale of high-calorie sweets during fundraisers.
By Andy Miller

Superintendent candidates face off in debate

ATLANTA ­- Disagreements about Georgia's use of the multistate Common Core standards were the biggest differences when the candidates met for their first debate.
By Walter C. Jones

Board OKs learning center expansion

The Richmond County Board of Education approved a pilot program to create a satellite virtual laboratory at Cross Creek High School.
By Sean Gruber

Pringle hired as superintendent

The Richmond County board of education selected Angela Pringle as their next superintendent ending their search a few days before current superintendent Frank Roberson leaves.
By Sean Gruber

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

First-gen college students eager, hopeful

Today about 30 percent of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions are first generation, but 89 percent of them will not complete a bachelor's degree within six years of graduating high school.
By Tracey McManus

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Educators dedicate magnet school

In a small auditorium at Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School, educators and community members celebrated all that has been achieved in the school's short history in a building ...
By Travis Highfield

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Superintendent finalist answers questions

A modest crowd of mostly of CSRA residents, former school system employees and mayor-elect Hardie Davis came out to watch Angela Pringle speak and field questions.
By Sean Gruber

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