MARCH, 14 2018
Charter school advocates from across the state will gather at the Georgia Capitol with HB 787 sponsor Rep. Scott Hilton, the Georgia Charter Schools Association and other elected officials in support of more equitable funding for state charter schools.
ATLANTA, GA – On Thursday, March, 15, more than 150 charter school students, parents, school leaders, teachers, advocates and other organizations that support school choice will rally at the Georgia Capitol in support of Georgia House Bill 787 and the inclusion of funding for HB 430 in the 2019 state budget. A special program about the bills and a proclamation celebrating the 20th anniversary of startup charter schools will take place on Thursday morning at the Sloppy Floyd Building. After the program is completed, charter school advocates will head across the street to the Georgia Capitol to meet with their elected officials.
Charter School Advocacy Day at the Georgia Capitol
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Advocacy Day Program)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Georgia Capitol)
Sloppy Floyd Building
200 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30334
206 Washington St SW,
Atlanta, GA 30334
Charter school students, parents, school leaders, teachers & advocates
State Rep. Scott Hilton
Former State Rep. Mike Dudgeon
Former State Rep. Alisha Cromartie
GCSA President and CEO Tony Roberts
GCSA Board Chair Frank Morris
GCSA VP of Policy and Advocacy Andrea Arroyo
- A signed Proclamation from Gov. Nathan Deal’s office
- 150 students, parents, teachers, school leaders & advocates wearing colorful buttons that say “I love my charter school.”
About Georgia Charter Schools Association
The Georgia Charter Schools Association is a nonprofit membership organization for Georgia’s public charter schools and petitioners. Our mission is to advocate for, foster and support autonomous, high-quality charter public schools throughout Georgia. We believe every child in Georgia should have equal access to a high-quality, transformative public education.