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Deal backs off a bit on recovery district idea, but critics still concerned about expanded state role

I missed several notable education debates last week while on vacation including one around Nathan Deal’s interest in empowering the state to seize control of failing schools through the recovery district model pioneered in New Orleans. 591 more words

State Education Policy

A statewide school district could help Georgia’s students

Michael O’Sullivan, state outreach director for StudentsFirst, says the Recovery School District proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this week is a good idea. Read about Deal’s plan here. 697 more words

Federal Education Policy

We don't need state takeover of schools; we need greater school choice as in HOPE program

Note to readers: Due to a kink, commenting on the new Get Schooled site didn’t work earlier. It is now fixed. (Thanks, Brian.)

Atlanta attorney Glenn Delk has 30 years of experience in education reform efforts, primarily in increasing options and choices for families and their children through charter schools, tuition tax-credit scholarships and other means. 685 more words

Federal Education Policy

Do you trust state to take over failing schools and turn them around?

Note to readers: Due to a kink, commenting on the new Get Schooled site didn’t work earlier. It is now fixed. (Thanks, Brian.)

My AJC colleague Greg Bluestein reports… 817 more words

Federal Education Policy

Gov. Deal speaking at economic development meeting

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Governor Nathan Deal will be in the Hostess City for the day on Tuesday.

He will give remarks at the Savannah Economic Development Authority board meeting at 10:30 a.m. 13 more words

Local News

Chick-Fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dead at 93

Truett Cathy, the man who built a respected fast food Chick-fil-A empire based on “the original chicken sandwich,” then used his vast wealth to help employees achieve their college dreams and gave homes to foster children, has passed away. 307 more words

National Now

Chick-Fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dead at 93

Truett Cathy, the man who built a respected fast food Chick-fil-A empire based on “the original chicken sandwich,” then used his vast wealth to help employees achieve their college dreams and gave homes to foster children, has passed away. 307 more words

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