Podcast: Rep. Jerry Govan

150323-govanThis week’s podcast features an interview with Rep. Jerry Govan, a Democrat from Orangeburg. The ranking member of the House Education Committee, he talked about the potential impact of the state Supreme Court’s ruling in the Abbeville case. In addition to his duties at the State House, Govan works with the three school districts in Orangeburg County on student attendance issues. He shared a number of insights about the problem of truancy.