Mon., June 17, 2013 4:00am
At least 11 petitions have been filed by charter school operators seeking to run independent public schools authorized by the state.
Fri., June 14, 2013 10:00am
The deadline is approaching for charter school operators to submit applications to run independent public schools authorized by the state....
Mon., November 5, 2012 11:00am
Campaign finance records show that supporters of Georgia's charter school amendment have outspent opponents by a significant margin. Pro-...
Fri., November 2, 2012 10:30am
Voters will decide whether to amend the state constitution on how Georgia does business. The ballot question says it will allow the state to save...
Mon., October 15, 2012 9:00am
A new poll shows a close race on whether to amend Georgia's constitution so the state could create more charter schools. The poll shows 45...
Thu., October 4, 2012 1:27pm
State Attorney General Sam Olens has sent a letter to State School Superintendent John Barge saying local school boards can’t advocate or oppose...
Fri., September 28, 2012 4:51pm
A spokesman for state Superintendent John Barge says his boss has reached an agreement with Attorney General Sam Olens on the school chief's...
Wed., September 26, 2012 7:12am
Black lawmakers, civil rights groups and several associations of educators have formed a coalition against a proposed constitutional amendment on...
Thu., August 9, 2012 9:30am
After most Georgia voters decided against a transportation tax, political attention is shifting to a new battle involving charter schools. At issue...
Tue., March 27, 2012 7:16am
The state Senate has approved a new funding system to support new charter schools in Georgia. The legislation approved Monday by a vote of 38-14 now...