Tag Archives: John Barge

Political Notes – Perry is out as Common Cause director

William Perry, a high profile ethics watchdog, agrees to resign as director of Common Cause Georgia . . .

Tags: Common Cause , Donald Trump , John Barge , Katie Dempsey , Kinder Morgan , William Perry

Barge scales it back, by a factor of about 1,000

Former state school superintendent John Barge settles in as the head of the much smaller McIntosh County school system . . .

Tags: John Barge , McIntosh County school system , state school superintedent

Political Notes – Barge takes job as McIntosh County superintendent

Former state school superintendent John Barge takes charge of a coastal Georgia school system . . .

Tags: dual enrollment courses , Dublin school system , GALEO , GSBA , John Barge , McIntosh County school system , Nancy Perry

School accountability scores plunge

School performance scores, as measured by the CCRPI, declined at all K-12 levels during the 2013-14 school year . . .

Tags: CCRPI scores , John Barge , school accountability

Political Notes – More overtime for DFCS investigators

Child protective services investigators will work at least eight hours of overtime per week to catch up with an increase in cases . . .

Tags: ARC survey , Bobby Cagle , child protective services , DFCS , Georgia Hospital Association , Georgia writing Test , John Barge

Small increase registered in HS graduation rate

Georgia’s high school graduation rate increases slightly, still lags the national average and each of the surrounding states . . .

Tags: Georgia high school graduation rate , John Barge

Barge endorses Wilson in superintendent’s race

Democrat Valarie Wilson is endorsed by state school Supt. John Barge, a Republican, in her race against Richard Woods for superintendent . . .

Tags: John Barge , Richard Woods , state school superintendent , Valarie Wilson

Georgia’s SAT scores show slight dropoff

High school seniors scored a little lower, on average, when they took the SAT college entrance exam this year . . .

Tags: Georgia students , John Barge , SAT average score

State school board tells feds to stay out of food fundraisers

State Board of Education adopts new rule that will allow schools to continue selling “unhealthy snacks” at fundraisers . . .

Tags: food fundraisers , John Barge , state Board of Education , unhealthy snacks , USDA

Georgia students improve ACT college test scores

Georgia students’ average score on the ACT college entrance exam improved slightly this year . . .

Tags: ACT college exam scores , Georgia schools , John Barge