Hey John McCain Listen To This!

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The voters of Bartow County had a few ballot questions we answered on Tuesday. Maybe John McCain will take a few of our answers and run with them. Here are the results! Bartow County Republican Party Ballot Questions The two top countries that import oil to the United State are Mexico and Canada. Seven foreign […]

Remembering Tony Snow….Christian, Husband, Father, Newsman

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(Thanks Kansas Bob for putting me onto this article) The conservative movement lost one of its warriors with the passing of Tony Snow. He most recently served as the Press Secretary for President Bush(prior to that he worked at FoxNews hosting FoxNews Sunday). By all accounts he changed the dynamic of the job and may […]

What I Learned…..

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Tonight I had the opportunity to attend the “Meet The Candidates” event at the Bartow County Republican Party headquarters. They had 8 candidates in attendance to make “stump” speeches and to answer questions that had been sent in to the local party. Here are some observations that I made while I was there: We have […]

When Should The School Year Begin?

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There has been a lot of talk recently about a proposal that was made by Superintendent Kathy Cox to begin the school year later.  At the summer meeting of the GSBA in Savannah she laid out a few reasons why starting school around the 3rd week of August could make sense for Georgia schools. One […]

What Do The Latest CRCT Results Really Mean?

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In Savannah, at the annual GSBA summer conference we had the opportunity to hear from Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox. There was a lot of anticipation in the room for what she would say based on a lot of media reports that had been in the news lately. I have to say that I was […]

Redefining Literacy in 21st Century Schools

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Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Georgia School Board Association’s summer meeting in Savannah, Georgia. One of our sessions was on how the education community needs to be doing a better job ingraining technology into the lives of our students. The speaker was David Warlick and it is his contention that if we […]