The governor and the Georgia Legislature have pinned most of their school reform hopes on start-up, independent charter schools, which are brand-new schools launched outside the confines and control of the local districts. 805 more words
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ATLANTA — His portrait, prominently positioned outside the entrance to the Georgia House of Representatives chambers, may come as a surprise to some.
Most of the paintings displayed throughout the capitol are of white males whose names now grace major street signs and buildings. 4,194 more words
DeKalb County school board member Marshall Orson is facing complaints he advocated for annexation, an allegation he denies. Critics cite emails he sent on the issue. 1,147 more words
One thing that cannot be denied is that there is an achievement gap between wealthy schools and poor schools in the great state of Georgia; a gap largely caused by poverty, undernourishment, lack of adequate medical care, and lack of transportation. 978 more words