November Grassroots Education Network Stories

November 22, 2016

The results from Georgia— Victory in the Battle Against a State Takeover District

For those of us who support public education, a real bright spot in the November 2016 election was the defeat of Amendment 1 in Georgia. Amendment 1 proposed to allow the state to create a state-wide “Opportunity School District” that would take over and privatize so-called “failing schools,” patterned after similar districts in Louisiana, Tennessee and Michigan.

November 21, 2016

The Day the SUPERs Came to the Ohio Statehouse

That beautiful November day is destined to be the turning point in returning public education policy-making to experienced education professionals. That’s the day the SUPERs came to the Ohio Statehouse.