Frank G. Roberson


Letter: Appreciate our teachers!

This week is set aside as Teacher Appreciation Week. To simply say “thank you” for teachers’ extraordinary work appears to be so small when I... Read more

Letter: Give pupils full schedule

I read with great interest recently a resolution from the Georgia School Board Association – an appeal to Gov. Nathan Deal to support a full... Read more

Letter: Schools see more success

Our school-based staff deserves celebration. The Richmond County school system is on the rise, as measured by an increase in SAT scores. Our... Read more

Letter: Superintendent shares many thanks

I earnestly thank all of those thoughtful supporters who took the time to pray for my family and me during my time of need. I do not have the... Read more

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

It is indisputably clear that education is important to the people of Richmond County.

I do not have commensurate expressions to match the... Read more

Schools need realistic standards of achievement

It was good to have U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings visit one of our South Carolina schools last week. In her visit to Columbia... Read more

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... Read more

Teachers deserve everyone's gratitude

Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated in May. School officials, parent organizations, education partners and others made teachers feel... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more