Articles from the Education section archive

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Ga. tech school grads increase

ATLANTA - The number of graduates from the Technical College System of Georgia increased in 2014 for the first time since 2011, but enrollment and the number of credit hours taught dropped for the ...
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, May 28, 2015

New North Augusta school principals named

 The Aiken County School District recently announced a pair of new principal appointments in North Augusta.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Friends credit Boys and Girls Club in graduating with honors

Canaan Wright, Raymond Chester and Devin Carter walked across the stage wearing honor cords Wednesday. During the past two years, all three spent their afternoons at the Boys and Girls Club of the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Old Davidson school sale delayed

A New York investor who planned to purchase the old Davidson building on Telfair Street earlier this month has delayed the sale's closing for a second time.
By Tracey McManus

Huge raise for UGA president

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia President Jere Morehead will get a retroactive pay raise of about $170,000 this fiscal year and a second raise of nearly $74,000 beginning July 1.
By Lee Shearer

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
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