Opinion: Georgia must do better educating children in foster care

State of Georgia must do better educating children in foster care

Richard L. Jackson is chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare. A former foster child, he is chairman of the board of FaithBridge Foster Care. In this guest column, Jackson discusses the academic underperformance of children in foster care and the need for the state to address how to help these kids overcome the odds. By […]

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Government is Not the Best Responder to Family Crisis. Family is.

Government is Not the Best Responder to Family Crisis. This is.

As the last of six children growing up in a small town, an “oops” baby born to older parents, I was raised by a crowd. My sisters, already in high school when I was born, were my second and third mothers. I was surrounded by aunts, uncles, cousins and “might-as-well-be” relatives who kept an eye […]

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