January 11, 2007 -
In a recent two-part series called "The Wrong Side of the Tracks" (Part 1, Part 2), the Orangeburg SC Times and Democrat takes a detailed look at South Carolina's "poverty corridor" and how the s
November 22, 2006 -
The nation's flagship universities -- including most of those across the South -- are serving disproportionately fewer minority and low-income students today than they did in the past. And, unfortunately, the situation appears to be growing worse.
October 30, 2006 -
If there's one issue in this country that seems to enjoy bi-partisan support, it's the idea that young people should have access to opportunities for a better life, such as going to college.
August 25, 2006 -
One year after Katrina, one of the first questions asked is: where did all the money go? Across the country, people gave billions in dollars to the Red Cross and other relief agencies.
August 3, 2006 -
You may recall our profile and interview with college Democrat Alex Youn here at Facing South last year. He's an interesting young man with a lot of energy, and he's pretty smart about politics.
June 27, 2006 -
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2006 Kids Count study was released today, and while there are some improvements the findings are not encouraging for the South. The study looks at several indicators of child well-being in every state.