Privatization


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.