Mike Buck Website

* Attended Augusta Community College and University of Georgia

Common Core
Mike Buck, the chief academic officer at the state Department of Education, said he is “strongly supportive of our current educational standards for many reasons.” Buck, who also serves at the acting chief of staff to the current superintendent, John Barge, noted support for the standards from those in the business, military and education communities. “If we stay the course and implement the standards with fidelity, we will see improved outcomes for our students,” he said.