This Governor Wants to Take Over ‘Failing’ Public Schools and Turn Them Into Charters
These activists are telling Georgia’s Nathan Deal: That’s not how it works.
elissa Ladd never imagined she would sue the Governor of Georgia. The fifth-grade public-school teacher from Coweta County describes herself as a conservative Republican who agrees with Governor Nathan Deal on most issues. But now Deal is pushing a plan to wrest control of “failing” schools across the state from their local boards of education using a model based on Louisiana’s Recovery School District (RSD), which turned a majority of the public schools in New Orleans to charters.
Nathan Deal and the longest corruption scandal in Georgia history - http://bettergeorgia.org/2014/10/22/nathan-deal-and-the-longest-corruption-scandal-in-georgia-history/