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Democrats in runoff for SC schools superintendent debate

...everything, from raising teacher's pay to getting more money to rural school districts to maintaining the state superintendent of education as an elected position.One topic that did split the candidates was a proposal from Gallagher that parent-teacher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-19/democrats-runoff-sc-schools-superin
Former state attorney general McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees for education superintendent.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-24/former-state-attorney-general-mcmas
Rants & Raves

...Paul Broun for Senate, John Stone for Congress in the 12th Congressional District, Mary Kay Bacallao for State Superintendent of Education. BIG RANT TO US Airways for pulling flights out Augusta and now having oversold flights and no way to accommodate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-11/rants-raves
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
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
Some South Carolina schools see drop in annual assessment

Several South Carolina area schools received a lower Federal Accountability System letter grade for the 2012-13 school year, according to an analysis of data released Thursday by the South Carolina Department of Education.

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
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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