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THE CHARTER SCHOOL AMENDMENT IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

By   /  November 4, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet In the world of education, we the taxpayers are the shareholders and students are the customers. We should expect that our investments in our school systems will yield graduates who are ready to face the challenges of an increasingly demanding and rapidly changing business environment.

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Charter School Amendment Referendum

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet  By: Milt Thomas   Given the many issues that burden the November 6th Election, these clearly are times that truly try voters’ souls. In addition to the antagonistic Presidential Campaign, which ranks high among Georgia interests, another highly charged Georgia debate is waged on behalf of the Charter School Amendment Referendum that will appear on [...]

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Charter Amendment

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet   There has been an awful lot of energy expended by opponents of the Charter Amendment. The opposition to the Amendment claim, that the state can “already” act as an appeals body for charter schools. Those supporting the Amendment wonder, if the state can already approve charters, why is the Education Establishment fighting THIS [...]

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Jones: Charter Schools Give Students Opportunities

By   /  October 24, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet Editor’s Note: Charlie Harper submitted this column today regarding Amendment 1 on behalf of Georgia’s House Speaker Pro Tem who is the author of the CDharter School Amendment to the Georgia Constitution. Today’s GA Politics column is brought to you by Georgia House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, the author of Georgia’s Charter Schools [...]

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Letter to the Editor: Charter School Aamendment

By   /  October 20, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet  When I started a public charter school in my hometown of Douglasville 8 years ago, it never occurred to me that what our founding group of teachers was doing would ever be considered in a negative light. In a million years I couldn’t have imagined that the existence of our school and others like [...]

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Vote No On Amendment 2

By   /  October 18, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet   “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to provide for a reduction in the state’s operating costs by allowing the General Assembly to authorize certain state agencies to enter into multiyear rental agreements?”

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  October 18, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet For those who have been following the debate regarding Amendment One – the Charter Amendment – and wondering why everyone is so upset, I wanted to give you some final thoughts. For those of us in the thick of it, it’s a passionate subject that goes to the basic instinct of parents, what’s best [...]

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THE CHARTER SCHOOL AMENDMENT IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

By   /  October 11, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Guest Editorial by Giulio Gianturco In the world of education, we the taxpayers are the shareholders and students are the customers. We should expect that our investments in our school systems will yield graduates who are ready to face the challenges of an increasingly demanding and rapidly changing business environment. 

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