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Statement on Dr. Mick Zais not seeking re-election

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Columbia, S.C. – SCGOP Chairman Matt Moore today issued a statement following State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais’ announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2014:

“We are incredibly appreciative of Dr. Mick Zais’ service to our state and children. His leadership has helped to expand school choice and increase accountability.

“I am confident that a Republican will hold the office in 2015 and beyond. Our next Republican Superintendent of Education will continue Dr. Zais’ legacy of leading on education reform –  as it remains a top priority.”