Category Archives: Education

We the Parents will not Accept Excuses

Education reform is a unique issue because it is a nonpartisan one.  In a nation where our citizens and lawmakers are polarized to the point of total gridlock, education reform unites  leaders and parents of widely varying political views.  After all, … 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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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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The Charter School Amendment: Freeing Students in Georgia to Rise to the Top

In Georgia, a crucial amendment is being considered by the General Assembly.  The Charter School Amendment, HR 1162, has passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan 2/3 vote.  Now that amendment is held up in the Senate because the Democratic Caucus … Continue reading

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Georgia PTA Blatantly Opposes Wishes of Many Parents

Many a proud mom or dad join the PTA to show support for schools. Ostensibly, the organization exists to allow cooperation between parents and educators in the education of students. However, in Georgia, a current position taken by the Georgia PTA … Continue reading

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