Richmond, Columbia County schools show improvements, still struggle with math

...still struggling with math scores according to school level End of Course Test results released by the Georgia Department of Education.Roughly 93,000 students took the EOCT this year, a test counting for 15 to 20 percent of their final grades...

Across Georgia

...compared with 49.91 percent of votes cast for Michael L. Buck, the chief academic officer for the Georgia Department of Education.Kemp said the two were separated by about 700 votes.Sledgehammer flies into woman's vehicleATLANTA - An...

Across the region

...the recount was requested by candidate Michael L. Buck, who serves as chief academic officer of the Georgia Department of Education.Unofficial tallies after the July 22 race showed that Irwin County educator Richard Woods earned just over 50...

Georgia Student Growth Model released to public, evaluates student progress

...said Matt Cardoza, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Education.In Richmond County, the highest achieving schools...Timberlake, growth model program manager for Georgia Department of Education, said parents will be given annual data reports...

Back-to-school information for local residents

...replaced by the Georgia Milestones testing system for this school year. According to a news release from the state Department of Education, Georgia Milestones will be more in line with existing Common Core standards and will be more rigorous in order...

Runoffs set fields for November elections

...Richard Woods with just over 50 percent of the vote against Michael Buck, the chief academic officer at the Georgia Department of Education. Just over 700 votes separated the two candidates, or less than 1 percent of the ballots cast. Under state...

Buck is homegrown pick

I hope you will support our former Columbia County graduate and educator as we help to elect him as our next state superintendent of schools.

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

...Richmond County students still lag behind in math and sciences, according to results released by the Georgia Department of Education on Wednesday.Roughly 93,000 students took the EOCT this year, and the test counts for either 15 or 20 percent...

Superintendent runoff pits Big Business against parents and teachers

...Representing the education and corporate establishments is Mike Buck, current chief academic officer for the Georgia Department of Education. His opponent is Richard Woods, a former educator who vows to listen to parents and teachers more than to the...

Richmond, Columbia counties excel in CRCT language arts while Richmond County students fall short in math, science

...short in math and science, according to Georgia Department of Education test results.Students in most grade levels in...and social studies," according to the Georgia Department of Education Web site. Students must meet or exceed state...