Category Archives: Current Events

Its a Must: Say YES to Fixing Georgia’s Failing Schools

The opposition to Georgia’s opportunity school district referendum has stockpiled millions of dollars to fight against desperately needed measures to help students in failing schools.  The opponents of Amendment 1, which voters will consider this November, include the Georgia Association of … Continue reading

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It’s Only Fair: Charter School Students Deserve Equal Funding

For Representative Angela Williams of Colorado, educational choice is all about what’s right for the kids and what’s right for the teachers.  Her district was one of the hardest hit by economic downturn, and a lot of funding for education … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunity: Denver Still Represents

  Presidents, such as John F. Kennedy, referred to America as “a city upon a hill”.  President Reagan called it a “shining city on a hill.”  The famed phrase derives from the Sermon on the Mount and was reiterated by … Continue reading

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What will it Take to Empower Georgia’s Parents?

In Louisiana, it took hurricane Katrina.  In Los Angeles, it took a “Parent Revolution.”  In Georgia, what will it take to empower parents to engage in their children’s education and to force the urgent and necessary changes that will guarantee a … Continue reading

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Education March to GA Capitol Friday Morning

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Charter Schools in Georgia and the Families who Need Them

When you listen to the stories of the moms and dads whose children desperately need school choice, you get a glimpse of the passion that fuels the school choice movement. As a parent, there is nothing more gut-wrenching than to … Continue reading

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Cease and Desist: Educrats May not Advocate with Georgia Tax Dollars

Sam Olens orders local school boards to stay out of charter school fight 4:48 pm October 3, 2012, by jgalloway Attorney General Sam Olens this afternoon sent a letter to state School Superintendent John Barge, in which Olens ordered all … Continue reading

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