by Georgia Charter Schools Association
Oh, that every week could be as full of good charter news as this one! It began with Kyle Wingfield’s hard-hitting weekend Op Ed on school choice http://on-ajc.com/Z9Vmmq. Our new CharterConfidential blog features acommentary on Wingfield by Lora Hawk. Strong hints that APS will choose charter system model soon http://on-ajc.com/ZrUMAQ. StudentsFirst GA weighs in with Op Ed on charters and choice suggesting that while progress has been made in laws supporting choice, Georgia needs to step up its legislative game http://bit.ly/1yMMkw5. Maureen Downey in AJC looks at GA’s 180 districts and suggests the move to charter system may be based on dollars http://bit.ly/1yMMkw5. DeKalb delays vote on charter district http://on-ajc.com/1vPz4Ch, former DeKalb school board member Don McChesney voices his opinion http://bit.ly/10Wouiu. Ridgeview Charter HS evacuated, nobody injured http://on.11alive.com/ZTCb1p.
Don’t Miss this: Out today is the 10/10 issue of the Atlanta Business Chronicle featuring a special pullout section on charter schools in Georgia. We know you’ll be pleased with the editorial coverage which includes thee timely stories listed below. Huge kudos to GCSA board member Bill Mulcahy who spearheaded the effort to make the special section happen, and who authored the Debunking Myths About Charter Schools story. Thanks also to the schools and businesses that supported the section with advertising.