Frank G. Roberson

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

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... Read more

Reading, walking, talking are healthy exercises

Three things -- reading, talking and walking -- together can produce huge mental results.

An article in a major psychology journal to be... Read more

Americans have long sought solace in prayer

The nation paused Thursday, May 3, to pray for America, her families, communities and governmental agencies. I do not know of any other national,... Read more