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Georgia Teacher Makes Student Deliver Campaign Signs During Class Time

kcadman Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 7:44 PM
You do realize that the preamble actually mirrors the legislative intent of charters that is in the Charter Schools Act and the parent involvement is in the requirements for petitions? Neither have ever been questioned before. As for the actual question, the question asks if the local and state bodies can authorize. The complaint is that the locals can "already" authorize. Well, according to the same opponents, the state can "already" authorize too (which is still legally challengeable). Why is everyone so afraid to ask the public to AFFIRM this?

Among the many education-related ballot proposals this election is Amendment 1 in Georgia. The proposed constitutional amendment would reauthorize an independent board to approve charter schools. Currently, school districts are able to regulate charters, thereby limiting their competition.

EAGnews.org reported on some of the dirty tactics being employed by the education establishment:

In some areas, school employees are reportedly using taxpayer funds and work time to campaign against Amendment 1, possibly violating state law.

“I had a lady come to me … who substitute teaches who said when she walked in to teach the GAE was serving donuts and telling...