The Governor’s office has released a statement on Kathy Cox, who will be resigning her office:
Governor Sonny Perdue issued the following statement today regarding State School Superintendent Kathy Cox’s announcement that she will become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI) on July 1. Governor Perdue will appoint a new state school superintendent upon Supt. Cox’s departure, per Article 5, Section 2, Paragraph 8 of the Georgia Constitution.
Below is the Governor’s statement:
“Superintendent Cox has been a passionate advocate for Georgia’s students, committed to improving achievement for every child. She pushed strongly for a more rigorous curriculum, which is preparing our students to compete on the global stage. While we will miss her here in Georgia, I share her excitement in this new opportunity.”
Thanks to Thomas Wheatley for forwarding this along.