Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Graduate celebrates perfect K-12 attendance

ARC graduate Allegra Jones never missed a day of school from kindergarten through 12th grade.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, May 25, 2015

System checks teacher-prep by graduate ability

ATLANTA - A new evaluation system will, for the first time, measure teacher-prep programs on how well their graduates actually do keeping state regulators and college deans preparing for the change.
By Walter C. Jones

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Richmond County graduation ceremonies begin

Seniors from 10 of Richmond County's high school will be graduating on Tuesday and Wednesday, taking the walk to get their diplomas and starting the journey toward their careers.
By Sean Gruber

Columbia County grads step out

Graduates of four of Columbia County's five public high schools received diplomas Saturday.
By Steve Crawford and Travis Highfield

Saturday, May 23, 2015

School funding question top task for Deal's education panel

ATLANTA - A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to review the way Georgia funds education heads into a key meeting this week. Deal asked for recommendations by Aug.
By Kathleen Foody

Friday, May 22, 2015

Harlem High graduates 122

Columbia County's first 2015 high school graduates walked the stage in Harlem on Friday.
By Valerie Rowell

Superintendent says collaboration essential to success

Despite many challenges, Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle said she has accomplished many of her goals for the year through "collaborative efforts" with current and former employees.
By Sean Gruber

Best & Brightest: Brielle Smith

Brielle Smith, of Westminster Schools of Augusta, is the winner of the 2015 Best & Brightest Award.

Bayvale students, teachers ready for summer break

Bayvale Elementary School buzzed with barely repressed energy during the last day of school Friday, with many students only slightly able to contain their enthusiasm for the vacation ahead.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

School board OKs reorganization

The Richmond County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a far reaching reorganization of school employees including moving several administrators.
By Sean Gruber

Finalists for GRU president could be named mid-June, chairman says

Finalists to be the next president of Georgia Regents University could be named by mid-June, the chair of the search committee said.
By Tom Corwin

Regents approve tuition installment plan statewide

The Board of Regents voted Tuesday to extend its three-year test of the pay plan beyond Georgia Tech to all of the public schools in the University System of Georgia.
By Walter C. Jones

GRU renovations approved

ATLANTA - The construction of a new operating room and renovation of the health-sciences student center at Georgia Regents University each got a green light.
By Walter C. Jones

Georgia adds funds to residency expansion

ATLANTA -- State taxpayer funds will cover half the costs of University Hospital System's expansion of its residency program for new physicians after the Board of Regents gave its OK Tuesday.
By Walter C. Jones

Teacher accused of theft resigns

The Burke County Board of Education has accepted the resignation of teacher and assistant football coach Eric Luke.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, May 18, 2015

Longtime school administrator retiring

Richmond County Assis­tant Superintendent for Ele­men­tary Education Cheryl Jones is retiring June 1 after more than three decades as a local teacher and administrator.
By Tracey McManus

University, MCG to partner for residencies

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on $800,000 to establish 12 family medicine slots at University Hospital in partnership with the Medical College of Georgia.
By Tom Corwin

School board to vote on facility plan

The board will take a final vote on an updated "five-year facilities plan," a document needed for the school system to obtain state funding for school renovations and construction.
By Sean Gruber

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Murphey-Josey merger delay welcomed

Some of those most affected by a proposed delay in the merger of Murphey Middle and T.W. Josey High schools until 2018 hope the extra time will be used to address lingering questions about the ...
By Sean Gruber
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Bus crash kills child

BEECH ISLAND -- One Greendale Elementary School pupil was killed and another was injured this morning in a school bus accident involving a tractor trailer at Beech Island Avenue and Scarborough ...
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