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Poll shows Perdue, Deal still leading

...easily. David Pennington, the former mayor of Dalton, has the support of just 7 percent while John Barge, the state superintendent of schools, can only claim 4 percent. There are still 28 percent undecided, but even if they all turnout for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-17/poll-shows-per
How SC students will be tested next year unknown

...Common Core in place, at least for a few years pending a state review, but requires leaving Smarter Balanced.State Superintendent Mick Zais opposes Common Core, saying it expects children to learn at the same rate, but he also previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-13/how-sc-students-will-be-t
State school superintendent candidates debate Common Core at forum

...centralization," she said.Woods said he still opposes Common Core and Race to the Top grants as he did when he ran for state superintendent in 2010."It did nothing to advance education in Georgia," he said. "Local control is the best control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/state-school-superintendent-c
Candidates jump into statewide races

...primary. Deal was the first to qualify Monday, and State Superintendent of Schools John Barge is expected to file his paperwork...crowded primary race, four more candidates for state superintendent of schools showed up before lunch ? Kira Willis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-04/candidates-jump-statewide-rac
Editorial: A better class of students

...regardless 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
Ga. candidate list grows as more qualify

...although recent surveys show the Republican Deal has regained the lead.People keep lining up for a chance to run for state superintendent of schools. Two more GOP candidates signed up, Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell and Peachtree City professor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-05/ga-candidate-l
Georgia Capitol busy with qualifiers

...until noon Friday. Many incumbents still haven't qualified, and only two of the 17 announced candidates for state superintendent of schools have qualified. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-03/capitol-busy-q
Georgia horse-racing supporters see hope down the stretch

...tracks was the attraction for a former candidate who recently joined the effort. Phyllis Turner, who ran for state superintendent of schools in 2002 as a Democrat, became a member of the Georgia Horse Racing Committee during a meeting on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-20/georgia-horse-racing-sup
Head of school administrators' group joins race for SC superintendent

...of Education."South Carolina really needs a state superintendent who can be an advocate for education," she said...Democrat Inez Tenenbaum's Republican opponent for state superintendent. But after Tenenbaum won, she asked Spearman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-24/head-school-administrators-group-jo
Day Planner

...75 for nonmembers; (706) 821-1318UPCOMINGMARCH 14: CSRA Business League anniversary banquet, speaker is state superintendent candidate Alisha Thomas-Morgan; 7 p.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St., Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-02-18/day-planner