First Ralph talked about education. Then Casey. Now Eric Johnson has gotten into the game and, frankly, he’s not issuing a white paper, just talking common sense to some business leaders.
Mentor a local student.
Put your kids in public schools.
Interview local high school grads for jobs.
Run for school board.
Help school officials make things better.
And above all, stop grousing.
That was the challenge state Senate President Pro Tem Eric Johnson issued Wednesday to the local business community.
“You can’t just sit back in your armchair with chardonnay and complain about schools,” the Savannah Republican told about 200 people at the annual Eggs and Issues meeting of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. “Get out of the grandstands and onto the field.”