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Letter to Mayor Bottoms & Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent & Board Chair

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Join us as we host a screening of Backpack Full of Cash on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 7th in SW Atlanta, GA (full flyer)

Hosted by: Elizabeth Baptist Church
Time: 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm)
Location: Elizabeth Baptist Church
4245 Cascade Rd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30331

**This schedule will be updated as screenings are announced

Are you aware that PRIVATIZATION for PROFIT is well underway in schools, city governments, transportation, etc. in Georgia? People are being elected to office with these ends in mind, are financed by for-profit entities and are soft selling decisions to authorize this


Media Advisory For:
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Verdaillia Turner




Coalition Voices Support for Ethics Complaint against Atlanta Board of Education


Atlanta, GA - A coalition of community organizations will stand together as an ethics complaint is submitted to Atlanta Public Schools’ Ethics Board. The Atlanta Board of Education violated their rules in their March 4th meeting as they adopted the So-Called “Excellent Schools Framework” privatizing Portfolio Plan. The portfolio adoption of the So-Called “Excellent Schools Framework” is


Louisiana Federation of Teachers and School Employees (LFT) has joined with Louisiana Association of Educators (LEA), Louisiana Association of Principals (LAP), Louisiana Association of Superintendents (LASS), Louisiana School Boards Association (LSBA) and Louisiana Retired Teachers Association (LRTA) to host a series of town halls all accross the point. The new partnership is known as the Louisiana Public School Coalition.

For more information, check out our Coalition's Facebook Page:


Call the Atlanta Public School Board TODAY at 404-802-2255. Tell them to vote NO on any plans to sell our schools.

  • Atlanta’s so-called “Excellent School” plan is a hoax!
  • Selling our public schools to the highest bidder is bad policy and it’s the wrong path for Atlanta Public Schools.
  • On Monday, the Atlanta Board of Education could start a process grade our schools and put some of them on the auction block.
  • We all want higher standards for our schools. We need to invest in our community and give our students the best so they can be their best.
  • BUT we don’t need to turn our schools into products that

For Release:                                                                                       
January 26, 2019


Verdaillia Turner
O: 404-315-0222


Georgia’s New Lieutenant Governor Asked To Support Evidenced Based Education Solutions, As Opposed To Education Solutions That Lead To Privatization and Segregation


It is unfortunate Lieutenant Governor Duncan saw fit to push for school voucher tax credits while visiting a private school this week. The Georgia Federation of Teachers (GFT) believes vouchers undercut public schools and diminish opportunities for