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State employees give Gov. Carl Sanders final salute However, it did pass the Department of Education, and Sanders proudly accepted acknowledgement as "the education governor" for the boost in funding and hundreds of classrooms built during his administration.Flags at the Capitol and...
Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...against former Georgia Gov. Marvin Griffin in late 1962 and won by 162,000 votes.Sanders became known as the education governor, with more than 6,000 classrooms built during his administration and 10,000 additional teachers hired."By...
Miller's legacy in education

...Mr. Miller doesn't call himself an "education governor," but others do, in a kind of unanimity...system. "Everybody campaigns on being the education governor. He actually was the education governor; that's what the difference is...
Education governor?

Georgia's 80th governor took the oath of office yesterday and displayed oratorical skills that would have made Demosthenes proud. Roy Barnes promises to work for implementation of regional approaches to combat water and air pollution, to somehow reform managed health care and, of course, to pursue education reform.
Opinion columns
Hodges calls for parties to cooperate

...applauded wildly at the news that college-entrance test scores have increased 15 percent in the two years that the "education governor" has been in office and the education-minded Legislature has supported reforms. That makes South Carolina first...
Hodges race pits record, tough issues

...Carolina Democratic Party. One of the seven, Columbia attorney Ken Wingate, said Mr. Hodges' promises to be an education governor have not been fulfilled. "I'm going to take it to him on that one," Mr. Wingate said. "I think he has tried...
Lawmakers plan to slow down teen drivers and speed up hospital competition in 1997 session

...summertime projects. In his final two-year legislative term, Gov. Zell Miller seeks to cement his legacy as the "education governor" with another 6 percent teacher pay raise, while Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard looks to build his future with a politically...
Schrenko states plan for reform

...70 audience members asked Mrs. Schrenko what would happen if she were governor. "What would we do if we had an education governor? All of these things would be possible when you're in the driver's seat," she said. Like Mr. Barnes, Mrs...
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
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...