Rep. Handel Commends President on STEM Education Proposals

From a press release: U.S. Representative Karen Handel today applauded the White House’s announcement of its initiative to expand access to STEM and Computer Science education across the country. Specifically, President Trump directed the Department of Education to create $200 million in competitive-grant projects that will advance K-12 STEM education. As a member of the

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 26

Good morning! The Decatur Female Seminary opened on September 24, 1889. You might be more familiar with it as Agnes Scott College. The situation in Puerto Rico is devastating, and losses include nearly all of their agricultural crop. Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, the FEMA distribution center in Atlanta has been operating for 17

Rural Georgia Fares Poorly in the 2017 Distressed Communities Index

This morning, the Economic Innovation Group released its second Distressed Communities Index. Distressed areas are characterized by a variety of factors, including high levels of poverty and joblessness, low levels of educational attainment, and little-to-no economic growth. The years included in the 2017 index are 2011 to 2015. One thing we can see quite clearly on