Roberson to write of recovery, donate proceeds to Paine students

When doctors told Frank Roberson's family he'd likely never walk, talk or function the same again after a lifesaving brain operation in 2011, the prognosis...

Tim Spivey, Richmond County schools deputy superintendent, retires after 34 years of service

...Academy, Spivey considered retiring. But when the deputy superintendent position opened up under former Superintendent Frank Roberson, Spivey was intrigued by the job's focus on "day-to-day operations." Working closely alongside Roberson...

Richmond County Board of Education candidate's claims fall short

...school system politics. In June 2013, Beckles led a small group of protesters to a meeting with then-Superintendent Frank Roberson, handing over a petition to remove the principal of Copeland Elementary because she was "abusing her power."Beckles...

Poor federal implementation spoiled sound Common Core initiative

Common Core standards never were intended to become convoluted, but the process got hijacked by the implementation framework.

New Richmond County school superintendent feels at 'home'

...here, and that makes me proud."Pringle was selected by the board of education to replace former Superintendent Frank Roberson on Aug. 19, after his contract was not renewed.Pringle left an influential position in DeKalb County's school...

Grad rates show improvement by local school systems

...percent to 35.9 percent.New principals took over Hephzibah and Butler this school year after former superintendent Frank Roberson replaced them in April as a way to boost achievement. Josey also started the school year with new leadership after...

Finalist for Richmond County school superintendent signs contract

...Angela Pringle on Friday. He said the contract contained the "same financial terms as (former superintendent) Frank Roberson," whose four-year tenure ended Friday after the board didn't renew his contract earlier this year.While Fletcher...

Richmond County Board of Education approves Performance Learning Center expansion

...dropped out. He said he wanted to use this lab to get his diploma. I want to bring them back to us."Superintendent Frank Roberson said establishing this satellite lab would not put undue financial stress on the district, saying it was a "reconfiguration...

Rolling up the red carpet

...introduction to Richmond County.There's been a woeful lack of openness in the search to replace the outgoing Dr. Frank Roberson since Day One. Locking the doors to Pringle's "public" meeting Friday wasn't the only example of this, just...

Educators dedicate magnet school

...the demands of workforces in the future.Now that the school has begun its third year, outgoing Super inten dent Frank Roberson said it's fitting to call Richmond County Board of Education members soothsayers."Their vision for this particular...