by Georgia Charter Schools Association
- Eric Wearne, who teaches at Georgia Gwinnett College and chairs the board of Atlanta’s Latin Academy Charter School, reflects on the Governor’s proposed Opportunity School Districts. Maureen Downey also features Eric’s piece in her Get Schooled column.
- Ground breaking of new Hephzibah Charter gets extensive print and tv coverage. Commission-authorized school has a statewide attendance zone, though will likely enroll from Richmond County.
- GPB and Macon Telegraph discuss public confusion over Bibb County’s flexibility options, and provide good overview of the choices facing the district.
- AJC’s Maureen Downey throws cold water on the Governor’s Education Commission in Get Schooled
- Renewed interest in Druid Hills and unincorporated areas of DeKalb joining City of Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools, brings up unresolved issues from the Druid Hills Cluster proposal, along with APS expansion issues — two sides of the argument.
- Mike Klein writes about “the political education” of new State Schools Supt., Richard Woods
- AJC’s Kyle Wingfield cheerleads for Governor’s Education Reform Commission, asserting that it has gotten off to a fast and serious start
- Columbia County asks for reconsideration of its flexibility choice – seeks return to status quo.
- Barrow County approves new satellite of Mountain Education Center Charter HS — nighttime option for non-traditional students