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Nathan Deal uses his power to oust Dooly County school board

The state Board of Education last month recommended suspension of the Dooly County school board; the south central Georgia district was at risk of losing its accreditation by AdvancED over board interference in school operations. 1,057 more words

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Opinion: Opportunity School District won't enhance local control

The Rev. Timothy McDonald has served as senior pastor of the First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta for 32 years. In this essay, he shares his objections to Amendment 1, the Opportunity School District. 648 more words

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Atlanta mayor not following Deal's lead. Opposes Opportunity School District.

Mayor Kasim Reed released this statement in opposition of Amendment 1, the Opportunity School District:

“Today, I am announcing my opposition to Amendment 1 on the November 8th ballot, which calls for a constitutional amendment to create a state-controlled school district in Georgia. 347 more words

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Nathan Deal makes a video plea for his Opportunity School District

Gov. Nathan Deal has had a lot of surrogates speaking on behalf of his Opportunity School District plan, which voters will decide in November. 16 more words

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Running from home: Georgia State student fled Syria as refugee

By Jada Haynes

Photo by Jason Luong, The Signal

Nour Alkhalouf, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee, left her country by herself in October of 2010. When asked what life in Syria was like before the refugee crisis, she said the citizens were “always scared.” 1,104 more words

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Georgia’s Governor Vetoes Religious Liberty Bill

By Jada Haynes

After much criticism and many companies stating they’ll leave the state, Georgia’s Gov. Nathan Deal announced on Monday he’ll veto House Bill 757… 179 more words

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