Roberson 'thankful' for time on the Richmond County Board of Education

...superintendent in Edgefield and Marlboro counties, Rob erson accepted a three-year $170,000 contract to become Richmond County superintendent and be back close "to his roots." But six months into his tenure, he was debilitated from complications...

Richmond County superintendent finalist interview open to public

The Richmond County Board of Education is inviting the public to sit in on superintendent candidate finalist Angela Pringle's second interview Friday, even allowing residents a chance to ask questions.

Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

Angela Pringle, the finalist for Richmond County superintendent, says her experience will transfer well to Au gusta's schools but won't say how or what skills she has that will change the...

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

...Columbia County, almost 99 percent of students at Stallings Island Middle School passed algebra this year.Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson said constantly changing state mathematics standards, which left little time for teachers...

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

...compared to nearly 92 percent in Columbia County. The state average passing rate was 75 percent.Neither Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson nor Columbia County Superintendent Sandra Carraway returned calls for comment.This will be...

Richmond County school board upset about low AP scores

...exam. AP exam pass rates were lower than the state average for a majority of public and magnet schools in Richmond County.Superintendent Frank Roberson said steps were being taken to increase monitoring and further audit schools giving AP exams...

More students taking AP exams despite low success rate

...we get to college, where other students may be learning it for the first time," Holmon said.However, Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson said despite the inherent benefits of participating in the classes, the district must help...

First ever ceremony recognizes Richmond County students' progress

...John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School on Friday and shook hands with church leaders, his principal, Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson and school board members.The Bayvale Elementary first-grader was one of about 500 Richmond...

Georgia school chief honors A.R. Johnson school

...to about four other schools Thursday to recognize their accomplishments as Georgia Schools of Excellence. Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson said it was an honor to have the education leader visit to congratulate the students and remind...

Many factors go into decision to close schools for a snow day

...outside waiting at bus stops, whether buses can function properly, precipitation levels and other variables. Richmond County Superintendent Frank Roberson said he spoke with local meteorologists and emergency preparedness officials before canceling...