Some Richmond County schools make gains on College and Career Readiness Performance Index, but school system still struggles

...system's averages in 2013 were 85.7 (elementary), 85.3 (middle) and 84.7 (high school), respectively.State Superintendent John Barge said in a news release that falling state and school system averages were "disappointing" but "not...

On-time graduation rate increases again in South Carolina

...system combining state and federal report cards. Federal school ratings were issued earlier this fall.Outgoing state Superintendent of Education Mick Zais said he is pleased about the progress students have made during the last year."However...

Buck is homegrown pick

...to endorse Dr. Michael Buck as Georgia's next state superintendent of schools.Mike was not only an outstanding student...and educator as we help to elect him as our next state superintendent of schools.Meryl H. AlalofMartinez

A super choice

...candidate opposes execrable Common Core education standards.That one candidate is Richard Woods. Elect him our next state superintendent.Woods has dealt with pupils from pre-kindergarten to high school to alternative school to even home school...

Across the region

...the state's same-sex marriage provisions.School chief backs Democratic hopefulTUCKER, GA. - Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official...

Little known Ga. candidates await vote

...candidates this year are David C. Byrne, Matthew Jamison and Chancey Andrell Porter for governor and Billy Woods for state superintendent of schools. The rest are running for congressional or legislative races around the state. Generally, write-in...

Runette Herrmann

...University of Georgia and was a member of the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Science at UGA. The State Superintendent of Education at the time even chose her Junior High Teacher's Program for his television broadcast as an exceptional...

Superintendent candidates face off in debate

...Georgia's use of the multistate Common Core standards were the biggest differences Tuesday when the candidates for state superintendent of schools met for their first debate.Democrat Valarie Wilson and Republican Richard Woods both had to survive...

Turnout light so far in advance voting

...runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue and a state superintendent primary runoff between Mike Buck and Richard Woods. On the Democratic ballot are a state superintendent runoff between Valarie Wilson and Alisha Thomas...

Election Updates

...school-board group, has won the Democratic nomination for state superintendent of schools in Tuesday's runoff, but as of 10...lead in early returns in the Democratic runoff for state superintendent of schools while the Republican matchup for the...