Recess and unstructured break time: Parent voices

A majority of parents responded that schools should not be allowed to withhold unstructured breaks (including recess) for disciplinary purposes or for academic activities

$19.80 vs. $19,800

Political Rascals PAC holds Abrams fundraiser in response to Kemp event
In line with their mission of reducing inequality in the community, the Political Rascals’ campaign calls for a contribution of $19.80 or “simply your presence,” they say.

Broughton Municipal Building set to become boutique hotel

Critics say the City sold the property at a price that is much too low
There was only one bidder for this premium historic corner property on Savannah’s premier commercial thoroughfare

Historic ballast stones taken from downtown development for private sale on Facebook

Developer disputes employee’s account that he had permission to remove them from 630 Indian Street project
WHEN CRITICS say that Savannah’s history is being sold one brick at a time, they’re usually being metaphorical.

They Might Be Friendly Giants

‘Grow with Google’ event interfaces with local entrepreneurs and small businesses
LAST WEEK was recognized as "National Small Business Week" by The U.S. Small Business Administration. "More than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business," said SBA Administrator Linda McMahon in a recent letter on the administration’s website.

Summer picks up STEAM

Second annual STEAM Fest set for this Saturday
SCHOOL IS winding down and summer is just around the corner.

Poverty Simulation, Part Three: Tough Choices

I arrived at the Pawn Shop and Gun Store with our family's prized widescreen TVs, valued at $350 each. 'I'll give you 90 bucks,' said the cashier. As she was counting my money, I could see across the room that our chairs had already been turned upside-down and branded with the orange 'evicted' sign.

Poverty Simulation, Part Two: What’s fair?

When you sense the game is rigged, cheating becomes the only path to success.

Poverty Simulation, Part One: It’s not a game

The Step Up Savannah project educates about generational poverty. 'It's easy to see how wealth is passed down through generations, but after depending on my simulated family, I saw how lack of wealth is also passed down.'


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