Board of Education

Website woes hit Fayette County School System

The Fayette County School System this afternoon said it is experiencing technical difficulties with its website, www.fcboe.org, and that the site might be down for several days. School board agendas and other school system areas can be accessed on other available websites. Read More»

Fayette BOE asked to donate 100 acres for equine facility

Scott Gilbert of Horse Owners of Fayette speaks April 20 to the Board of Education. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It was a different kind of proposal that came before the Fayette County Board of Education last week. Representing the planned organization Horse Owners of Fayette, resident Scott Gilbert asked the school board to consider donating 100 acres adjacent to Inman Elementary in the southeast part of the county for an enclosed equine arena Read More»

Fayette school revenues could drop $16-18 million next year

Fayette County School System Comptroller Laura Brock

The Fayette County Board of Education may well be looking at $16.6-18.6 million decrease revenues over the budget they initially approved for the FY 2010 budget that ends June 30. Read More»

$1.4M extra pay for coaches, others scrutinized by BoE

School system salary supplements received some spotlight scrutiny at the April 13 Fayette County Board of Education meeting, leading up to budget discussions in coming weeks. Read More»

Crunch time approaching for Fayette BOE budget

Members of the Fayette County Board of Education Tuesday night are expected to continue discussions on issues relating to the upcoming budget for FY 2011 that begins in July. As it stands now, the school system is expected to end the year on June 30 with a $14.9 million general fund surplus. Read More»

Coweta school system files suit over charter school

The Coweta County School System has joined the ranks of a handful of other systems around the state in filing a lawsuit against the Georgia Charter School Commission (GCSC) and the Georgia Dept. of Education (BOE). The suit filed April 2 in Fulton County Superior Court follows the commission’s February approval of the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia. Read More»

Fayette BOE to employees: no more furlough days this year

The Fayette County Board of Education Tuesday night voted to absorb an additional furlough days between now and June 30.

It took little discussion Tuesday night for the Fayette County Board of Education (BOE) to vote unanimously to forego imposing any additional furlough days on school system employees for the duration of the school year that ends June 30. Read More»

Fayette School Board moves closer to decision on furloughs

The Fayette County Board of Education Tuesday will discuss whether to impose additional unpaid furlough days for school employees Read More»

Coweta schools announce “Teacher of the Year” from each school

The 2010 Teachers of the Year for each of Coweta County’s 31 public schools have been chosen by their fellow teachers. All will be honored at the April 27 Coweta County Teacher of the Year Program at 7 p.m. at the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts.

The 2010 Teachers of the Year from each school are: Read More»

Fayette School System’s #3 wants statewide 1¢ education sales tax

Fayette County School System Assistant Superintendent Sam Sweat

The number three official in the Fayette County School System is not shy about his request to lawmakers: Impose a 1-cent statewide sales tax to fund education. Read More»

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