House Education Members
Brooks Coleman, Chairman
David Casas, Vice Chairman
Tommy Benton, Secretary
Article posted January 10, 2017 via The Valdosta Daily Times
By Daniel DeMersseman
Turner encourages community involvement
VALDOSTA — Georgia Federation of Teachers President Verdaillia Turner encouraged community involvement in local and state education during a recent visit.
“As citizens, it is incumbent on us to make sure our government is right and fair,” Turner said.
She urged residents to hold elected officials accountable, to call their representatives and push for research-based improvements on education.
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Georgia General Assembly - SB 30 (Unlocking the Promise of Community Schools Act)
What is a Community School?
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Article originally posted in Education Week
Attending Texas Charter Schools Hurt Students' Future Wages, Study Finds
Texas charter schools on average have a negative effect on students' future earnings, according to a new working paper by two economists.