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Counties say high goals are the key

...County21.2134731 Gwinnett County25.3115334 DeKalb County 26.699061 Atlanta Public26.799271 Chatham County32.4127258 Richmond County40.9127769 Sources: Georgia Department of Education, Governor's Office of Student Achievement
Bush calls Hodges to Washington

...Friday. The South Carolina governor and the new president, who was governor of Texas, both have been called "education governors." Mr. Hodges was elected on that platform and has made it his top priority in office for the past two years...
Senate class of '63 a breed apart

...greatly expand the university system and outlays for public schools, which earned him acclaim as Georgia's "education governor," one of many to earn the moniker. For Mr. Carter, it was his first major step toward the White House. During...
Local roots run deep for Sanders

...He was a great athlete and was good looking. He had all the right qualities." Mr. Sanders became known as the education governor. More than 6,000 classrooms were built and 10,000 additional teachers were hired during his administration...
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Miller's legacy in education

...there have always been "education governors" who promise lots but often...doesn't call himself an "education governor," but others do, in a kind...Everybody campaigns on being the education governor. He actually was the education...
A HOPE-ful new year they're doing. Indeed, HOPE goes a long way toward giving Miller what he most covets -- a legacy as the "education governor." "We're not going to appreciate how good he has been until he's gone," underscores Georgia State University...
Public TV looks at Sanders years

...says former Gov. Carl Sanders. "You have to make things happen." You can watch how the Augusta-born "education governor" stopped being a dreamer and became a doer in a half-hour Georgia Public Television documentary that airs at...
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Howard does well in Augusta

...anyone get their hands on that lottery money," he told the crowd of about 400 people. "I want to be known as an education governor." This was the first campaign effort in the Augusta area since Mr. Howard began campaigning in November, he...
Education secretary stays loyal

...President Clinton's most quietly influential advisers. Though he was among the first of a wave of Southern "education governors" noted for championing school reforms, Mr. Riley has been a quiet secretary of education, noted for carrying...
Incumbent keeps schools at top of political agenda

...quips. At the Saxe Gotha school, Mr. Hodges walks into a library full of teachers, parents and pupils. The education governor is slapping fives with a class of excited, pre-kindergarten children. He's at home here, talking about the...