Reasons why you should vote NO on the Opportunity School District in November 2016More
Article posted online Tuesday, August 23, 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- There's a lot of talk about the upcoming election; it's a big one.
Article first posted online Monday, August 22, 2016 via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The fight against the governor’s Opportunity School District is missing some notable warriors: local school superintendents.
Article posted online August 18, 2016 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By Jill Howard Church
The Fayette resolution, approved 5-0 by the Board of Education on Aug. 15, states that the OSD provisions “contradict our district’s strong belief in the constitutional authority of local board of education to control and manage their schools.”
Article appears online via the Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News
August 17, 2016
By Don McKee
UPDATE: Disenfranchised Communities/Part 3 shows how privatizing public education has disenfranchised the New Orleans community by limiting the voices of parents and community members. The film touches on the fired school employees causing the loss of thousands of middle-class jobs and the efforts by neighborhood schools to write their own charter applications but were denied. This model of disenfranchising communities is being exported to other cities around the country.