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Atlanta Public Schools revs up its reform agenda. Will it keep state at bay?

It’s clear Atlanta Public Schools wants to put enough changes into motion so Gov. Nathan Deal and his stake takeover district will remain on the sidelines and watch to see where it all leads. 1,316 more words

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Gov. Deal's 'State of the State' Address deals with education, raises for state employees, teachers

State government employees and teachers got a late Christmas gift when Gov. Nathan Deal announced plans to give them a raise during his State of the State address before the General Assembly. 441 more words

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The governor wants to give teachers 3 percent raise. Will that make them less leery of merit pay?

When I asked a teacher about the promise of a 3 percent raise from Gov. Nathan Deal in his state of the state speech, she described it as a “bribe” so she and her colleagues would be mollified and accept his push for merit pay. 460 more words

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Medical marijuana bill sponsor to push for expanded measures

Despite protestations from Gov. Nathan Deal and others, the sponsor of the medical marijuana bill will advocate an expansion of the law during the upcoming legislative session. 190 more words

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Medical marijuana bill sponsor to push for expanded measures

Despite protestations from Gov. Nathan Deal and others, the sponsor of the medical marijuana bill will advocate an expansion of the law during the upcoming legislative session. 190 more words

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New study: Tennessee model for Gov. Deal's state takeover district posts disappointing academic progress

Gov. Nathan Deal will ask Georgia voters in November to approve the Opportunity School District, a state takeover district for failing schools patterned after Tennessee’s Achievement School District. 914 more words

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Atlanta Urban League’s Equal Opportunity Dinner Awards honors Rep. Hank Johnson, Gov. Deal


Attorney Mawuli Mel Davis’ (below, center) heavy heart over the death of his brother last week was partially soothed when he was bestowed the Legal Champion Award at the 54th annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner held by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta. 934 more words

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