By Jaime Sarrio | Atlanta Journal-Constitution
State school superintendent-elect Richard Woods takes office in January, and he said one of his top priorities will be strengthening elementary school education in reading and math.
He says he’s been meeting with the governor, state lawmakers and policy groups in the weeks before his official start date to build relationships and get buy-in for his priorities.
Richard Woods told Georgia school board members he plans to run for two or three terms as state school superintendent, to bring stability to the office.
“We’ve got to work together and that’s my commitment, to work together,” he told school board members. “Our kids do not gain if we are at divisive ends.”
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Georgia's School Superintendent
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