Children who stay in foster care beyond age 18 are likely to pursue higher education, according to the Fostering in Youth Transitions 2023 report by the Annie E Casey Foundation.
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Georgia Election Chief Dashes Dems’ Dream of Frontrunner Relevance With March 12, 2024 Primary
Georgia will return to the national political spotlight next spring when the state is scheduled to hold the 2024 presidential primary that could provide a final boost needed for which candidate emerges as the Republican challenger.
Georgia Acts to Improve Mental Health Support for Veterans, Families
A new effort is underway in Georgia to improve mental health support for veterans and their loved ones, as Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a bill aimed at addressing high suicide rates among veterans.
Georgia K-12 Panel Could Soon Erase ‘Woke’ Words Like ‘Diverse’ From Training Rules
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?
Governor Signs Bipartisan Legislation to Conserve Georgia Farmland
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed off on a new conservation program that is meant to stem the loss of farmland in Georgia.
Clean Energy: Good for Business, Good for Georgia | Opinion
But 40,000 jobs could be 140,000 jobs (or more!) if Georgia decision-makers decided to prioritize clean energy investments instead of fossil fuel dependence.
Solar Power Fans Pine for Sunnier Days After Georgia Lawmakers Stalled Big Changes
Solar energy advocates anticipate lawmakers will continue to push for legislation in 2024 that could lead to big changes to industry regulations and could rapidly expand Georgia’s rooftop solar market.
National Gas Prices See Slight Rise But Georgia Prices Remain Lower
Here in Georgia, the average price per gallon of gas is $3.245, about three cents per gallon more expensive than last week.
Georgia Lawmakers’ School Voucher Push Stumbling to Finish with Little Time Left to Recover
The latest plan to expand school vouchers in Georgia was dealt a blow Thursday when the House failed to hold a vote after more than an hour and a half of debate.
Radio Interference from Satellites Is Threatening Astronomy – a Proposed Zone for Testing New Technologies Could Head Off the Problem
Visible light is just one part of the electromagnetic spectrum that astronomers use to study the universe.