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CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY22, 1990 Page 8 "We must make educa- D0L Reports On grew most rapidly, adding jobs, a loss rate of 1.1 per- Savannah, 2.4 Funds Increase tio. funding our top pri- 7,700 jobs, a 3.6 percent cent, the industry actua]]y 2,500 jobs, from 105 ority in Georgia," said Ro- Rogers' Top gers "Last year education Job Growth rate, while retail gains fared better than either of to 108,000. averaged 10,300 during the the remaining two goods- --Atlanta, 2.2 was used as one of the main ATLANTA As Geor year, a growth rateof producers. Construction 30,700 jobs, from 1,422, ity reasons to pass a one cent , .-- , . " 2 0 oercent employment was down by to 1 453 200 Prior sales tax increase. Never- F~~ J~ gias servlce inoustry" : '. • .. ' ' " ....... Finance, insurance and 3,300 jobs, and mining, --Albany ~ nero fueled more cnan nalz me ............... both de linin -- J,' "7 " ... "We will not reach ourtheless, education's share ........ reaJ estate game(/ z,~uooy ZovJODS, C g 100 new jobs, Irom 4,, t),,~w employment in- " . .... ,^ ..~ 1 A ...... • r~*'~s of 2 2 ,-ercent ,^ ,.7 ~, education goals, no matter of the state revenue pie ........ }ot,~, a ,a~ u. ,.~ p=,~,,~, ,,~ • ~. . ~, ~,, m,v. how hard we try, unless went down again -- from ,~lz.Hi~g£@@C@~O~ creasem x~v, Jobs ross and transportation, at In Georgia's seven . --Columbus, -0.4 I we increase education 37.9 percent in fiscal year .an~ong. gooos-proouczng .9 percent added 1,600 metroareas, the Athens 'cent 400 jobs lost, fi funding overall, substan- 89 to 36.5 percent this !naus~rles mr~ner pu[lea jobs to round out Geor- Metropolitan Statistical 93 800to93,400 In one reins on oareaay stow . , . ' .....' .... tially increase teacheryear." ........ gJa s servlce-producing Area grew at the fastest -'---- salaries and develop a uni- The share of the state growtn,. . ~taoe. LaDor,,t, om ............. mousmes, rate, nemng z,eov new ALLOWANCES ted effort to reach our budget going into prisons ~ mmsmner joe |inner • .... Not unexpectedly, the jobs at 4.3 percent. Au- common goal," State has exactly doubled in The Zero Population the world's average in sammoay.. ...... State's goods-producinggusta followed at 4.2 per- Children receive about School Superintendentseven years, according to Growth organization is put- energy, 6 times the steel, ...~n remasmg tne ~tate s industries which counts cent, adding 6,900jobs.mdhon m allowances c Werner Rogers told edu- Rogers. "We cannot let ting out some information and 4 times the grain. ..... i~ empmymen~ real|ItS" jobs" m' ' manufacturing, The employment pmture" year, according to the cation leaders this week. this trend continue," hethat all of us need to think Because we consume so toaay, t~ommlssmne l an- . ........... r'hlla,~n,~n~,~,~,~,, n,~ ~{,~ "f~v-r-]l Georconstruction ano mining, m me remaining nve ............ iv... Rogers told those at- said. "We are paying about. It is one of the most much of the world's re- "'Y', ..... nona~ri'cultur"] combined in 1989 to lose MSAs was: ~'. tending the winter con- $35,000 for a prison bedimportant issues facingsources, including our own, gza s g a .................... r .... /he xaszesz ov a, fisl empiuymen~ uvexu~cz .' ' . .,.. ..... . , , ....... tne sea Is the s~vo ferenc'e of the Georgia and $2,051 in state funds to the world today. Other or- a small population increase ----I .............. v boo JODS aclecune ol --£Yl~lcl.)ii, ~./ pl:~ L;ellt ...... Associaticm of Educational educate a child." ganizations are presenting here will affect countries a.r ann o,~,4~..~.~ i-b~ d,,~ ~.~ percent, a~nough a,aov jot)s, zrom lzl,ouu m which can swim 68 Leaders in Atlanta that Educators must present a many of these facts, around the world, i'ng the"year. The service manufacturing lost 6,100 124,400. perhour. though money is tight this united front to legislators 1. The world we know is We in the U.S. must notindustry, which accounts ~ ~~ year, teachers must not in the 15 days left in the rapidly running out of ma- forget that we are gull|- for jobs in hotels and mo- ~ ~~ be the losers. 1990 session of the General terials to supply the needs bit, too. Our beautifultels, health services and .......... According to Rogers, Assembly, accordingto which it must have to live. Los Angeles and Phoe- business services, created LI I i T I r~ ~' I I I the three-percent across- Rogers. Namely, fuel, food, water, nix have too much poilu- 36,400of those. ~ I I I I I -Im ~ I I the-board salary increase "You can influence what housing, health care, to tion, and not enough wa- "In fact, all service- ~ • ~ ~ I I ~ ~== r~i ~== i.= for teachers proposed bylegislators do," Rogers told name some, plus education ter. Our Florida Evergla- related industries grew Governor Harris is not the education leaders. 2. The exploding popu-des, where human compe-during the year and ac- • I ~ ~ • • enough and does very little "They listen to what you lit|on of underdeveloped tit|on for water and habi- tually added 76,800 new ~I | I U • • II to keep veteran teachers in say and to what the voters nations are the ones who tat have destroyed much of jobs. At the same time, |~| I I ~ I I the profession. A pay plan. back home tell them.., are causing this threat to wild life. The Chesapeake however, a job loss of 9,500 |~I ~ L~ I L== It- approved by the Georgia Working together we will all nations, and within the Bay has it with the over- occurred among the State's =---- - ~m=m-'-,==-----=~m-=.-----i----% Board of Education and be a positive force for edu- developed nations, the poor development problems, goods-producing indus- • I ~ • | ~ ~ ~iI • I ~ ~ presented by Rogers to the cation that all politicians people are having moreEach area of the U.S. is tries, resulting in the net I I I L I l U ioint House and Senate must reckon with." children than they can take affected with one or more gain of 67,300," he said. !1 ~ I n I r ~ I ww m r ~ _'~ Appropriations Committee Georgia has the oppor- care of and educate, problems that is going to Georgia's employment | | ~ | | | ~== ~ • • | • ~m • • in Januaryprovidesasmal-tunity to be a national 3. If population growth take top leadership to get averaged 2,945,400 in =--=---m=-=-=~m=--=---mm----mm--mm=-~--~m~ ler increase at the begin- leader in education, says continues at its present us through the crisis. 1989, at a growth rate of ~|A.=. l~ =~L~ =~===,,- 'I[=--, ning salary level and gives Rogers. "This is an election records, legal and illegal Some goals for the year:2.3 percent, compared to ~|| w |.'~ |n ~. |lm ~. in greater increases at the year. We must make edu- immigration will bring us Create public aware- 1988's employment of • ~ I'= =~ == = v --. = .= ~ --~ fourth and sixth year and at cation the number one up to 40 million more in nest of the problems of 2,878,100 and a rate of the end of the teacher sal- issue. The candidates must theU.S, by2000, overpopulation: Informa- 3.5 percent, Commission- U~lg,, Th,, O 'l'llrn j er Tanner stud Of the 1989 aryschedule, be questioned on their 4. What will take as much tion and family planning; ". . I~la~ Ill~ ~~Ill ~HD "My plan provides mid-positions at every forum, more space for*them as four Promote the Urban Stress job gains, 45,700 occurred career incentives designed and we must listen care- Washington, D.C.s every Test, and arouse the total among the seven metropo- ~ | - to encourage teachers to fully to their answers,"year, another New Jersey population to understandlitan areas of the State, ~,lzrr, n~$ Ynl r remain in the profession," he said. every three years, another and work with the overpo- leaving 21,600 new jOb~eisn" iM i ~ | | ~t~ lib /V ~t~ I said Rogers. "We are los- "We have accomplish- California every decade, pulation problem. It is an the non-metro count" , inn many of our qualityed much, and we can be All of these facts from the awesome one, but one that Commissioner Tanner said. • • / • | | | ~ i teachers at mid-career, proud--still we cannot ZPG. must be solved. It is left "Georgia's service blflnllA ll0me uric31 Georgia's teacher short- rest," he said. "A new Globally, over 800 rail- up to the people of eachindustry, which counts .... I" ........ age isaboutto reach cri-decade demands that we lion suffer from starva-nation to become aware, jobs inhotelsandmotels,busmess services and adlzne For M0blle Home sis proportions. By 1993, rise to new challenges, tion. Twelve million child- search means to accomplish • • • • enrollment in Georgia is Ninety thousand five-year- ren under five years of age it, then stick by their health services, had the expected to increase 12 olds are waiting across our die each year. Malnutri- convictions. No child fastest rate of growth, to -- -- percent in the elementary state right now, eagerlytion and over population, should be given an invita- provide those 36,400 new • • • • • == i ~ grades and 7.5 percent inexpecting to start kinder- along with terrible drou- tion into a home where jobs," Commissioner Tan- |~ anrll 1 ! high school. Yet the num- garten this fall. Wemustbe ghts have led to the world ' s there will be hunger, nersaid. •~t~ ~li| I | • ~'~V ber of education gradua- ready for them--just aswidespread famines in privation, ignorance, mal- Government, primarily tes in Georgia is decreas- fresh and enthusiastic for places likeAfrica,and nutrition of the body, local education, grew at a inn each year: only 1,720school and learning as the other places, mind and character. Paulrate of 3.8 percent, to add i ~ ~ 1 1 ~ II ~ II ~ ~ • V I• in 1988." children who count on us." Mexico, our Southern R. Ehrlich is president of 18,600 new jobs. Local | • ]l ~ I I ~ ImI ~ ]l I Im I ~ Im " neighbor, and their largest the society, government accounted for IlVi~ Immm~ • • ~f •l•]•I •I'l~Itmm4 According to Rogers, city, Mexico City with its (Zero Population Growth 9,900 of those, with 6,700 teachers are leaving the EGG FACTS 16 million inhabitants,is located at 1400 Sixteenth in local education. In State ~I ~~ II~ • 1 profession in huge num- almost a third of them are St. NW Washington, DC government, 2,900 of the ~ • • ~ I• I II L)ers. He says of those who e;ntered the work force in Georgia is the nation's third forced to live in slums, and 20036'. All information is 7,400 additional jobs came • ~ ~" • • I~" ~ l 1985, 35 percent left largest egg producing state, their unemployment is theirs. However same in- in education. The remain- during their first four when comparing the average high, and growing all the formation is echoed by inn 1,400 government jobs ~ars. In September 1988, number of laycrs, andisfifth time. many individuals, as well were federal. LOTTIE t. BRUCE, TAX COMMISSIONER more than 5,300 educators in total egg production, ac- Let us look at oursel- as different organizations At a rate of 2.4 percent, d'll/ll~ld'llll i~ilin~PU ~II did not return to their jobs cording to the Georgia Egg vet. The U.S. has 5% ofwhich are trying to get to wholesale and retail trade bLlRbn bUUNl| bUU Commission. the world's popular, the problems of our so-added 17,900 new jobs. i from the previous year. Yet, we consume 11 t~es ciety's needs.) "Wholesale employment . ,’ [[ .. I ill Y I iD 87-5393 Y