Stories by Frank G. Roberson

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Letter: Appreciate our teachers!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
By Frank G. Roberson and Ph.D.

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Letter: Give pupils full schedule

We must act now by contacting our governor and state legislative officials and demand a full schedule of school days for the students of Georgia.
By Frank G. Roberson and Ph.D.

Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Letter: Schools see more success

Let us stay on this course. We are moving in a very positive direction.
By Frank G. Roberson

Thursday, Aug 25, 2011

Letter: Superintendent shares many thanks

You helped me "bear this burden in the heat of the day," and I am forever grateful.
By Frank G. Roberson and Ph.D.

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011

Column: Education can improve locally if we all work toward that goal

In the process of preparing our students -- a process that is already in progress -- the schools will need continuous involvement of the community.
By Frank G. Roberson and Ph.D.

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008

Schools need realistic standards of achievement

A strong nation needs many learned minds. Quality schools provide the mechanics for this result. The quality of school systems can be best determined by how well they tap the interest and ...
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, July 6, 2008

All children have the right to a quality education

I felt a personal and professional obligation to be in the courtroom last month as the state's highest court pondered the issue of providing a minimally adequate education for South Carolina's ...
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Teachers deserve everyone's gratitude

Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated in May. School officials, parent organizations, education partners and others made teachers feel appreciated by giving them pastries and fruit trays and ...
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Abelle Nivens was powerful force in education

Abelle Palmore Nivens, a teacher who retired in 1978 from Aiken County public schools after having taught for 43 years, relinquished her post from public education to advance the mission of her ...
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, March 16, 2008

It always takes time to adjust to change

The history of daylight-saving time makes an interesting social studies lesson. The idea was advanced by Benjamin Franklin in his day but was not seriously considered until more than 100 years later.
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008

Founder of Schofield school believed in equality

At its first Drum Major for Unity Breakfast to honor the life and teachings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., held at Schofield Middle School, I was asked by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity to ...
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007

Reading, walking, talking are healthy exercises

Three things -- reading, talking and walking -- together can produce huge mental results.
By Frank G. Roberson

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Americans have long sought solace in prayer

The nation paused Thursday, May 3, to pray for America, her families, communities and governmental agencies.
By Frank G. Roberson
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