Mon., June 17, 2013 5:00am
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 11:00am
The deadline is approaching for charter school operators to submit applications to run independent public schools authorized by the state....
Mon., November 5, 2012 12:00pm
Campaign finance records show that supporters of Georgia's charter school amendment have outspent opponents by a significant margin. Pro-...
Fri., November 2, 2012 11:30am
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 10:00am
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 2:27pm
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 5:51pm
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 8:12am
Black lawmakers, civil rights groups and several associations of educators have formed a coalition against a proposed constitutional amendment on...
Thu., August 9, 2012 10:30am
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 8:16am
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...