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Editorial: A better class of students

...of whether they have the ability or desire to go.That's why it's encouraging to see South Carolina State Superintendent of Education Mick Zais attempting to break the mold.Zais, a past president of South Carolina's Newberry College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-18/editorial-better-clas
Former SC official retires from post as Consumer Product Safety chairwoman

...in many different venues. I started as an elementary school teacher in Augusta and was the South Carolina state superintendent of education. When I practiced law, I focused on public interest law that benefited children and this was just one extension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-29/former-sc-official-retires-po
Some South Carolina schools see drop in annual assessment

...makers, the media, and the public how schools are performing in a clear and easily understood system," state Superintendent of Education Mick Zais said in a news release. "Students have received letter grades on their report cards for decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-01/some-south-carolina-schoo
Charleston academy for low-income kids stresses parental involvement

...involved. They are not teaching to a test, but teaching to what makes them smart as they go through life."State Superintendent of Education Mick Zais said low-income pupils deserve the same chance as other kids for a good education."High-income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-24/charleston-academy-low-income
South Carolina ACT scores remain steady; Georgia shows slight increase

...school effectiveness, the data confirms a trend: reading skills remain an area of great concern," said state Superintendent of Education Mick Zais in a news release. "Nationwide assessments continue to show a reading gap between South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2012-08-22/south-carolina-act-scores-rem
Georgia charter amendment would expand state control over independent schools

...says the proposal is about offering Georgia children more educational options. Deal's fellow Republican, state Superintendent of Education John Barge, is the most high-profile opponent. He counters that the amendment duplicates existing authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-10-14/georgia-charter-amendment
SC school candidates split on teachers' personal lives

...Doretha Bull, Libertarian Tim Moultrie, and Independence candidate Tony Fayyazi.The four-year position of state superintendent of education comes with a $92,000 salary.Reach Sarita Chourey at sarita.chourey@morris.com or (803) 727-4257

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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More pass test on first attempt

...through the High Schools that Work program has created more consistency among all seven county high schools.State Superintendent of Education Dr. Jim Rex said the scores represented a bounce back from a three-year dip. The state's highest showing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-10-28/more-pass-test-first-atte
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3 local schools cited for SAT, ACT achievement

...state's SAT/ACT Improvement Program. "I congratulate these schools for what they have accomplished," said State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex. "Their students, teachers, counselors, administrators and parents have worked extremely hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-15/3-local-schools-cited-sat-ac
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Zais sworn in as SC education superintendent

Mick Zais took the oath of office to become South Carolina's 17th state superintendent of education this morning, then quickly got to work by meeting informally with State Department of Education employees in the afternoon.Zais...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-12/zais-sworn-sc-education-supe
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