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We Georgians need to provide first-class educational opportunities for all our kids. We talk like we want to do so and spend money like we were doing so. But we're too cowardly and too lazy to do the hard work necessary to provide all our kids the educational and support services from which an educated citizenry and an affluent economy develop.

 

Dr. Craig Spinks

Georgians for Educational Excellence

1 year, 10 months ago on Georgia loses ground in per capita income compared to national average

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The learning realized by children is a function of the involvement of community members in the schools their children attend.

 

Dr. Craig Spinks/ Georgians for Educational Excellence

2 years, 2 months ago on Communities In Schools ties with Atlanta’s public schools in jeopardy

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Columbia County offers few opportunities for safe biking- or walking, for that matter. Outside the affluent West Lake-Jones Creek gated-community sector, bikepaths are virtually nonexistent.

 

Of course, there's probably not as much money to be made from building sidewalks and bikepaths as there is from constructing huge entertainment complexes.

2 years, 3 months ago on Georgia’s rank as a bicycle friendly state jumps from 40th in 2011 to 23rd

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What impact does our less-than-satisfactory public school system have on our state's attractiveness as a site for high-tech businesses?

Is any GA educrat so stupid as to believe that corporate site-selectors are fooled by our public school systems' meeting woefully inadequate state standards?

2 years, 8 months ago on After decades of growth, Georgia now facing a whole new economic reality

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