Tony Clark

A poor decision, or the right man for the job?

Willie J. Bell Jr., the new superintendent of Franklin City Public Schools, faces a tremendous task ahead. And for him to successfully turn around Franklin’s ... Read more  | 3 comments

Do we really care?

According to a recent article in Education Week (“U.S. Achievement Stalls as Other Nations Make Gains,” Dec. 3, 2013, Liana Heitin), student performance in this ... Read more  | 3 comments


If budget projections hold true in the upcoming fiscal year, Southampton County will take in $56,226,521 in revenue. Of that, nearly half — $26,927,438 — ... Read more  | 2 comments


I rarely sit down to my computer and write a column out of anger or frustration. Now, it has happened from time to time, like ... Read more  | 3 comments