Demographics

South's schools #1 in poor children

October 30, 2007 - For the first time in more than four decades, the South* is the only region in the country where low-income children make up a majority -- 54 percent -- of public school students. That has critical implications for the South's future, since low-income students as a group lag behind their wealthier peers by most measures of educational progress.

The South's changing suburbs

December 8, 2006 - As Facing South has noted before, one of the biggest long-term trends happening in the South has been the rapid growth of suburbs, which have grown faster in the South than any other region.

The South's changing suburbs

December 8, 2006 - As Facing South has noted before, one of the biggest long-term trends happening in the South has been the rapid growth of suburbs, which have grown faster in the South than any other region.