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Timeline of Josey student's death released

Updated: 12/13/2014 - Earlier this week, an autopsy revealed the 17-year-old Josey student friends called CJ died of natural causes. Friday, the Richmond County Board of Education Public Safety Department released the findings of their investigation and it includes a timeline that's based on video surveillance of the gym.

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Parent meetings announced for Columbia County school rezoning

Posted: 12/09/2014 - The rezoning in Columbia County is really more of a shift, because no new schools are opening right away. This is the first time the county has ever rezoned like this. For some, it's taking a little getting used to.

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GA Gov. Deal names Dec. 10 'Day of Code'

Updated: 12/04/2014 - The website Code.org plans to offer an introduction to computer science, including hour-long tutorials. Students also can win prizes for their school by participating.

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College Board: College prices continue to go up

Posted: 11/13/2014 - The average sticker price, with room and board included, for undergraduate students attending a four-year college or university in their home state was $18,943.

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Republican Woods wins Georgia schools post

Posted: 11/05/2014 - Woods is a former social studies teacher and school administrator in Irwin County. Much of his campaign focused on asserting Georgia's independence from education standards set by the federal government and national groups.

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Campus crime reporting requirements expanded

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Colleges and universities are required to compile and make crime statistics available on stalking, dating violence and domestic violence under a new rule announced by the Education Department.

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Former VP of Paine College suing for wrongful termination

Updated: 10/13/2014 - A Paine College official speaking on the condition of anonymity confirms Vice President of Institutional Advancement Brandon Brown and Tina Bradley, wife of former President Dr. George Bradley, are no longer employed by the college.

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APS educators recall skepticism over test scores

Posted: 10/13/2014 - He and former principal Michael Milstead said they weren't told to cheat, but St. Cyr said he had no explanation for a roughly 30-percent improvement other than cheating. Milstead said sudden improvements in students' math scores seemed especially questionable.

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Ga. college smoking ban goes into effect Wednesday

Posted: 09/30/2014 - The University System of Georgia smoking and tobacco ban goes into effect Wednesday and applies to all 31 member institutions. The ban will also apply to events being hosted by institutions within the system.

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Arguments to begin in Atlanta test cheating trial

Posted: 09/29/2014 - A grand jury last year indicted 35 educators and administrators, but prosecutors have agreed to plea deals with 21 of them. Several could testify against their former colleagues.

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Clemson suspends fraternity activities after death

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Posted: 09/24/2014 - She says the school enacted the ban after reports of possible criminal activities and violations of the university's code of conduct, ranging from alcohol-related medical emergencies to sexual misconduct.

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Loaded gun found in Richmond County student's backpack

Updated: 09/19/2014 - A student tipped off Assistant Principal William Bishop that a 14-year-old boy was showing a gun during class, the report said. The boy went home early for a doctor's appointment.

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36 SC stores suspended from lottery sales

Posted: 09/16/2014 - Armstrong says the stores have received a letter about the suspension. About 4,000 businesses in South Carolina sell lottery tickets.

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