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    Video from 2012 Georgia School Choice Rally

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    International Community School - United Nations Day 2011

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    Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts and Technology

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  • Response to Letter from Herb Garrett of Georgia Superintendents Association


    To: All Charter School Leaders and Board Members From: Tony Roberts, President of Georgia Charter Schools Association Date: August 7, 2012 Re: Response to Letter from Herb Garrett of Georgia Superintendents Association Dear School Leaders and Board Members: A letter to school superintendents from Herb Garrett was posted on Friday in Maureen Downey’s blog on [...]

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  • Charter ruling flunks history, ignores roots of segregation


    In the first sentences of an opinion issued last week by the state Supreme Court, Chief Justice Carol Hunstein declared without qualification that the Georgia Charter School Commission was illegal because of an “unbroken … constitutional authority” existing since the adoption of the 1877 Constitution giving only “local boards of education” the power to create k-12 public schools. As a result, schools for 15,000 underserved children soon may be forced out of business.

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  • Governor Deal signs state charter schools bill


    Governor Nathan Deal signed into law legislation that will provide additional educational opportunities for Georgia students through state charter schools. The bill, HB 797, was signed at Cherokee Charter Academy in Canton. HB 797 creates a state level approval mechanism for charter schools when communities request them. Under current law, charter schools approved by the [...]

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