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February 5, 2013

Walking away from public schools is not a solution

As many of you recall, I opposed the recent charter school amendment, not because I oppose charter schools -- I don’t -- but because I thought the wording of the amendment was duplicitous. I thought it grossly unfair that Gov. Nathan Deal could wax eloquently on the need for passage of the amendment but School Superintendent John Barge was not allowed to talk about opposing it. It was like Goliath beating up David.

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