USC names Davis superintendent in residence

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina’s College of Education recently announced that Baron Davis, superintendent of Richland Two School District, will serve as superintendent in residence for the college’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policies. As superintendent in residence, Davis will teach in the master’s program with principal certification, the education specialist’s program with […]

R2 gives super generally high marks

COLUMBIA – Superintendent Dr. Baron Davis received generally favorable scores on his annual evaluation, though one Richland Two board member marked Davis down in a few key categories. Two others were critical of the board majority’s decision to not allow board members to discuss a requirement that only a supermajority (5-2) of the board could dismiss […]

Supers take home top pay, benefits

COLUMBIA – Public education isn’t the most profitable profession in South Carolina. For a select few, however, the field can be quite lucrative. In a state where the governor earns $106,078 a year and agency heads like the state superintendent of education make $92,007, many district level school superintendents rake in two to three times […]

State board honors R2 board members

Change of Venue for Elkins-Johnson’s Day in Court COLUMBIA – As Richland Two school leaders grapple with ethical and legal challenges, three of them are being feted with statewide awards and distinctions. Board chair Amelia McKie, who’s facing nearly $52,000 in fines over previously unfiled ethics forms, has been elected Region 8 Director of the […]

R2 Board extends Super’s contract

COLUMBIA – On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 the Richland School District Two Board of Trustees met to conduct the superintendent’s performance evaluation for Dr. Baron Davis. Davis, Superintendent for Richland School District Two,  was given an overall distinguished evaluation for the 2017-18 school year, his first year as superintendent of the district, by the School […]

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