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School year to begin in Aiken, Edgefield counties

The first bells of the school year will ring in Aiken and Edgefield counties this morning.Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Eliza beth Everitt said she has great expectations for this school year and the students."My expectation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-18/school-year-begin-aiken-e
S.C. passing rate on exit exam increases

...Extra assistance for our students and professional development for our teachers have paid off," Aiken County Public School Superintendent Elizabeth Everitt said in a news release.At Strom Thurmond High in Edgefield County, 80.4 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-01/sc-passing-rate-exit-exam
Aiken, Edgefield counties see mixed results on state assessment test

...Standards and are preparing for a new assessment that will be aligned with the new standards," Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Elizabeth Everitt stated in a news release. "Although our PASS scores were not as strong as past results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-01/aiken-edgefield-counties-
Score one for the kids

...experience isn't for everyone.Why, then, should schools act like it is?Refreshingly, new Richmond County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Frank Roberson is hitting the reset button: He's sending a message throughout the district that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-12-06/score-one-kids
Editorials
School systems flunk

...but when someone unfamiliar asks for information, they require a written request. The policy of Burke County Public School Superintendent Doug Day is typical: "We don't give anything out when you just come in and say `I want to see something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/22/edi_279033.shtml
Editorials
Across the region

Board clears county school superintendent ATLANTA -A state commission has cleared Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks of any wrongdoing in an investigation of unreported discipline incidents, state education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/met_387177.shtml
Metro
Governor's reform bill needs more revision

(Editor's note: The author, Dr. Ed J. Grisham, is the McDuffie County public school superintendent.) I STRONGLY support quality education for all children and endorse progressive efforts to bring about needed educational reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/22/op_284066.shtml
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