Steve Wilson

Steve Wilson has been an award-winning writer and editor for nearly 20 years at newspaper in Georgia, Florida and Mississippi and is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and University of Alabama graduate.

Alabama House conducts public hearing for education savings account bill

(The Center Square) – A bill that would create an education savings account program in Alabama was rewritten in committee after a public hearing on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Education… Read More

February 22, 2024
Georgia Supreme Court keeps six-week abortion ban in effect

(The Center Square) – Georgia’s highest court upheld the state’s six-week abortion ban on Tuesday but sent some issues with the law back to a Fulton County court. The majority… Read More

October 24, 2023
Public Education
Alabama’s Ivey signs education and state general fund budgets

(The Center Square) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the state’s budgets, including the general fund, Education Trust Fund (K-12 education) and their associated supplemental appropriations. The new outlays, which are… Read More

June 5, 2023
Public Education
Louisiana audit finds issues with COVID relief funds for schools, child care

(The Center Square) – A report by Louisiana’s legislative auditor found that the state Department of Education didn’t abide by federal guidelines for grants and overpaid several child care providers. Read More

May 23, 2023
Republican governors ask Biden administration to rescind Title IX guidance

(The Center Square) – Twenty-five of the nation’s 26 Republican governors have asked the Biden administration to shelve its intent to expand Title IX protections to transgender athletes. The letter,… Read More

May 15, 2023