Opportunity School District rejected


Georgia voters rejected the ballot question to amend the state constitution and allow a state takeover of the worst performing schools.

Six of ten votes cast on Amendment 1 were against the proposal, which would have established a statewide Opportunity School District.

The district would have been run by a new state agency with authority to take schools deemed to be “chronically failing” from the control of local school boards.

Read all about it at myAJC.com.


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