Richmond County Board of Education

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School board opposes governor plan

Board of Education members unanimously approved a resolution to send a message to local legislators and the Georgia School Board Association voicing their opposition to Governor Deal's "school ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hornsby pupil with knife charged

A 15-year-old Hornsby K-8 student was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of battery and one count of possession of a weapon on school property after she was found with a knife on the ...
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Pre-K program aims to help kids

Richmond County parents not lucky enough to win one of the 1,124 pre-K slots during last week's registration lottery might still have options.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, March 16, 2015

School chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

The Richmond County school board chairwoman said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only way to maintain control over the ...
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, March 15, 2015

Business leaders tour Richmond County schools

Augusta business leaders looking to forge new bonds with a future workforce marched to the Richmond County Board of Education’s Central Office and toured five high schools Thursday.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, March 12, 2015

School board panel picks flex option

The Richmond County Board of Education voted to accept a recommendation to become an "Investing in Education Excellence" school system. The move still must be approved by the full board.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Richmond County schools changing tribunal focus

The Richmond County School System is making changes to the tribunal process to focus more on prevention and to better understand student disciplinary problems across the district.
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, March 8, 2015

Students tour airport to learn about careers

Thirty middle and high school students took part in the first Aviation Career Day, a behind-the-scenes tour that airport officials hope will spark youth interest in aviation related careers.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, March 6, 2015

English language program grows in Augusta schools

Around 400 students in the Richmond County school system are participating in the English to Speakers of Other Languages program, up from just 70 in 2012.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Students learn about local career options

More than 70 representatives from Augusta businesses, industries and universities attended A.R. Johnson and Murphy Middle School's Career Day Friday, offering students the opportunity to explore ...
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Tutt Middle explores cultures

Broadening cultural horizons was the goal of Tutt Middle School's multicultural heritage night, which brought students, teachers and neighborhood members together to explore the ancestral ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta

A team from C-SPAN visited Augusta this week, filming documentaries meant to showcase the city's historical and literary achievements for the rest of the nation.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Re-enactors united by love of history

A day spent with the re-enactors attending the Battle of Aiken on Friday and Saturday will reveal a culture of passionate men and women bonded by a mutual love of American history and camaraderie ...
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Richmond County educator offered SC superintendent job

A Richmond County assistant school superintendent has been offered a South Carolina superintendent's job.
By Jonathan Vickery | Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Allen to tour 2 local schools

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen will visit the John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and the Academy of Richmond County on Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Cross Creek rifle team ready for championship event

The Cross Creek Navy Junior ROTC rifle team competes this weekend in the JROTC Air Rifle Marine Corps and Navy Service Cham­pionship in Alabama.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

New 'failing' school legislation draws RCBOE scrutiny

Richmond County School Superintendent Angela Pringle and school board members voiced concern for Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s new “school opportunity zone” legislation Tuesday, with some saying ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Board of Education revamps pre-K registration

The Richmond County school system launched its revamped pre-K registration process Monday, offering online "pre-registration" options and centralizing registration locations.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Committee addresses schools' custodial overhaul

Members discussed ongoing changes to custodial and school maintenance systems, detailing efforts to overhaul the way school employees handle school cleanliness.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Josey student leaves for DC, but won't meet Obama

T.W. Josey High School homecoming queen Adejah Nesbitt departed for the Washington on Monday - but not exactly for what she expected.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
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Raises vary widely for GRU administrators

While there has been an overall 6 percent increase in administrative pay at Georgia Regents University since it was created by consolidation, raises and promotions have caused vastly different ...
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