VIDEO: Democratic superintendent candidate debate

05/22/2014 9:22 AM

05/22/2014 10:19 PM

The four Democratic candidates for state superintendent of education debated on ETV May 22, 2014.

The debate is the first of five that ETV and a group of S.C. newspapers — The State, The Greenville News, The Beaufort Gazette, The Island Packet of Hilton Head, The Sun News of Myrtle Beach, The Herald of Rock Hill and The Item of Sumter — are sponsoring.

Appearing were former state Education Department official Montrio Belton of Fort Mill, former S.C. Education Association president Sheila Gallagher of Florence, state Rep. Jerry Govan of Orangeburg and former S.C. State dean of graduate studies Thomas Thompson of Forest Acres.

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