Clarke County Board of Education

Russell Edwards and Fred Smith join WUGA’s panel of commentators to discuss plans for the West Broad School site, Latino representation on the Board of Education, criminal justice in Athens and EMS service. 

After a contentious few years and a tense meeting last night, school superintendent Demond Means implied that he would resign. Lee Shearer of the Athens Banner Herald joined WUGA’s Alexia Ridley to discusses the possible resignation.


On this week's Athens News Matters:

Caught in the tension between the Board of Education and Superindendent Demond Means are not only the children in the Clarke County School District, but also their parents. We hear from parents at a community talk on early childhood education on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

WUGA’s panel of commentators discusses the ongoing drama within the Clarke County Board of Education, as well as the resignation of Central Services Director David Fluck, who oversaw the embattled ACC Animal Shelter. The panel also talks potential candidates to replace retiring Senator Johnny Isakson.