Officials seldom get credit for the things they do well

At a time when bureaucratic mistakes or government inaction seem to be the norm rather than the exception, when a Congress compromising for the common good is uncommonly rare and when public confidence in its leaders is near an all-time low, it would seem paradoxical to point to examples of wise decisions by our public stewards.

This week's circulars

In Depth

Top 5 techniques of an excellent teacher

The Muscogee County School District 2016 Teacher of the Year, Stefan Lawrence, Carver High, provides the examples

And the district’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, Sheryl Green of Jordan High, provides the analysis

Videos

Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and NAACP Georgia President Francys Johnson discuss police training and race relations during a forum at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.
Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com
Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus 10:52

Discussions get lively at the race relations and policing forum in Columbus

Young writers share their original short stories 1:52

Young writers share their original short stories

Stefan Lawrence motivates his students to find their genius 4:59

Stefan Lawrence motivates his students to find their genius

Chandler Saxton found guilty of murder 2:50

Chandler Saxton found guilty of murder