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4:09 am on Tuesday September 15, 2009

Rex announces he's entering the race for governor

It's official, State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex has announced he'll be seeking the Democrat nomination for governor of South Carolina next year. Rex's stated focus will be on turning the state around and directing his attention to job...
5:21 am on Friday September 4, 2009

By all appearances, S.C. education superintendent Jim Rex is about to run for governor

Image by Jim RexImage by 20090904-rex2.jpg The man's a rock star: He can pose with four little girls and seem not creepy. Laugh, but it's something a lot of politicians can't pull off. Announcing that he won't run for a re-election as state...
3:28 pm on Wednesday January 28, 2009

S.C. school chief pleads to let schools tighten belts

Today, S.C. Superintendent Jim Rex asked S.C. Senators to push through a measure that will allow our public K-12 schools to increase class sizes, do less testing, and allow for unpaid leave of teaching staff. The reason? More than $350 million in...
2:34 am on Friday August 15, 2008

Hootie group to be honored for role in South Carolina education

Hootie & the Blowfish are scheduled to be named at the state's first Palmetto Ambassador for Education during their performance tonight (August 15) on Daniel Island. A press release had this to say about what and why: State Superintendent of...
7:18 am on Monday July 14, 2008

Pushing for more dollars for schools

Image by GoodbyeMinimallyAdequate.comImage by 20080714education.jpg The Web site seeks to gather signatures encouraging lawmakers to push a constitutional amendment for more school resources. After trying a 15-year, $6 million lawsuit, and the “...