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Columbia County resumes classes

Columbia County schools resume classes
By Valerie Rowell | Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Students test better, but struggle with math

Richmond County schools are making gains in literary- and economics-based subjects, but some high schools are still struggling with math scores.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, July 31, 2014

Board rejects fine arts charter school

Organizers behind a proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County said they are optimistic state officials will approve their plan to open a school in 2015 - a plan that was unanimously ...
By Steve Crawford | Friday, July 25, 2014

Augusta area schools improve in language arts, but struggle in math and science

Students in both of Augusta's school districts made gains in several end of course tests categories this year but Richmond County students still lag behind in math and sciences.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

CRCT school level results released

Elementary and middle school students in both Richmond and Columbia County continue to perform well in language arts but Richmond County students but fall short in math and science.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Group advocates, educates public on charter school systems

The Georgia Charter Schools Association held an educational meeting on charter school systems for the Augusta area, arguing for the benefits of such schools.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, July 7, 2014

New immunizations standards in effect for middle, high school students

Georgia seventh grade students born after January 1, 2002 and those entering the school system in grades 8-12 must receive a dose of Tdap vaccine and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine to ...
Friday, July 4, 2014

Group gets $10.9 million education grant

The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority is receiving the grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to help fund Head Start programs in the Augusta area.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, July 3, 2014

Test scores improve; math struggles continue

Georgia high school students showed improvements in most areas on the 2014 end-of-course tests, particularly in literature and science, but they still struggle with math.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Greenbrier volleyball star commits to Clemson

After taking her time and weighing her options, Greenbrier volleyball player DeJhana Cotton made her decision to attend Clemson on Tuesday.
By Scott Rouch | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Gains made in CRCT scores

Eighth-graders from Richmond and Columbia counties showed strong gains in reading, science and social studies.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Columbia County school budget OK'd

The $187 million budget, previously scrutinized and tweaked, will allow schools to hire additional teachers and have smaller class sizes.
By Scott Rouch | Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New Martinez school might not open until fall 2015

The new Martinez Elementary School should be complete in February, but it's unclear whether pupils will have to wait until the fall to use the school.
By Valerie Rowell | Sunday, June 8, 2014

Lakeside High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from Lakeside High School.
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Harlem High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from Harlem High School.
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Grovetown High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from Grovetown High School.
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Greenbrier High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from Greenbrier High School.
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Evans High School Class of 2014

The following students graduated from Evans High School.
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Harlem kicks off county's graduation weekend

Graduation season for Columbia County schools got off to a hot start for a second consecutive year at Harlem High School Friday night.
By Scott Rouch | Friday, May 23, 2014

Sleeper, Baker retain school board seats

Two Columbia County School Board incumbents retained their seats for another term.
By Valerie Rowell | Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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Census: Augusta young adults struggling

A new report shows that young adults in the area today are better educated and on average, earn more money than 30 years ago, but are far more likely to be unemployed, unmarried and living with ...
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