Defend democracy in the South.


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.