Author: Susan Percy

Political Notes

New Transportation Planner: Jannine Miller is Gov. Brian Kemp’s choice for the position of state planning director at the Georgia Department of Transportation. Miller most recently was a senior advisor to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; before that,…

Business Casual: SNAP, Again?

A surefire and apparently irresistible way for Washington officials to flex their muscles is to go after the nation’s food stamp program. Officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the program had its beginnings back in 1939 to…

Political Notes

New BOR Officers: Atlanta businessman Sachin Shailendra is the 2020 chair of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; James M. Hull, Augusta, is vice chair. Shailendra, a Georgia Tech graduate, is founder and president of SG…

Why Early Reading Matters

The first thing to know about early literacy is that it is critically important; the next, that it connects to a whole lot of other conditions and challenges. But the best thing to know is that there are solutions to…