Perfect Storm: COVID World Meets Hybrid Homeschools

Eric Wearne’s latest book offers a fascinating insight into a form of schooling developing in communities throughout the United States and gaining momentum in an unexpected period of educational uncertainty. 

Pandemic Pods, Parents’ Response to Fickle Schools

With more school districts around the country announcing classes either of full-time remote learning or hybrid learning where children spend up to a week at home at a time, increasing numbers of parents are taking matters into their own hands.

Georgia Department of Transportation

GDOT works to boost Georgia’s competitiveness via leadership in transportation by delivering a transportation system focused on innovation, safety, sustainability and mobility.

Georgia’s Election Mess

Why was Georgia's ballot count such a mess?

Policies and Politics in the Climate Change Dispute

The remnants of Hurricane Zeta arrived in Georgia Thursday. The Category 2 hurricane, the fifth named storm to slam into Louisiana this year, had lost much of its punch by the time it reached Georgia, but still left almost a million Georgia homes without power.

U.S. Department of Transportation

The mission of the USDOT is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Personalized Health Insurance, Ready to Roll Out Today

Neither politicians nor insurance industry leaders are discussing a risk segmentation approach. Why? Because it upsets the status quo.

For Millions, Healthcare Waivers Offer Hope

Georgians received a dose of good news Thursday, as Gov. Brian Kemp announced federal approval of his plans to increase healthcare access and affordability.

Light Rail vs. Reality

Everyone loves light rail—especially if they don't actually have to rely on it for actual transportation or pay the full cost of what it takes to schlep a rider from Point A to Point B.

The Children Left Behind

As testing is cast by the wayside, American Enterprise Institute's Katharine Stevens’ latest work raises more concerns about our children’s future.

Guide to The Issues 2020 Offers Innovation for Georgia

Proposing market-based solutions to the state’s issues is always integral to the Foundation’s mission; given the lasting effects of the pandemic, it has become even more essential.

Georgia DOT Fact Book

The GDOT Fact Book offers descriptions of programs, studies and initiatives, as well as information about the State Transportation Board, Georgia DOT divisions, offices and districts, and resource references.
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Parents, the Pandemic and School Choice

It’s frustrating how little “public” is in Georgia public schools these days. Transparency is lacking, accountability is fading and students are struggling, academically, socially and emotionally.
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The Labyrinth of Housing Affordability

Opportunities exist for philanthropic partnerships with government and private-sector programs that facilitate homeownership.

State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA)

SRTA is a state-level, independent authority created to operate tolled transportation facilities within Georgia and act as the transportation financing arm for the State.

Tests are Crucial to Measure Students’ Learning

Students need to learn, and teachers need to know if students are learning. How do we know if that’s happening? By giving tests.
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This Labor Day, A Tribute to Work

The problem of joblessness – whether by design or circumstance – is not just about the money, despite the mindset of those who game the system. It’s also about the role model that a gainfully employed person represents.

Atlanta Regional Commission

The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is jointly responsible with the Georgia Department of Transportation for transportation planning for the 18-county Atlanta metropolitan region, including the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (Plan2040) and the six-year Transportation Improvement Program.

Contracting Out Transit Can Drive Quality, Cost Improvements

The large, blank checks often given to mass transit agencies do not create effective transit networks for the people most in need of transit services.

Arresting Law Enforcement Abuses Begins with Police Unions

By Noelle Du Bois 

“If he is faithful to his union, he may have to be unfaithful to the public.” –  President Franklin Roosevelt

The death of George Floyd ignited outrage across America once video emerged of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin…