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