Tag Archives: Opportunity School District

Political Notes — Moore saw Trump’s victory coming

Documentary film producer Michael Moore predicted a Trump victory months ago, and he was right on target . . .

Tags: Georgia record turnout , Legislative balance of power , Michael Moore , Opportunity School District , Trump win

Political Notes — Trump still leads in Georgia; school takeover amendment losing

New Georgia polls shows that Trump and Isakson are winning, but the school takeover constitutional amendment is getting clobbered . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Dooly County school board , Georgia poll , Hillary Clinton , Opportunity School District

Another poll shows school takeover amendment is failing

The third poll in recent weeks on the school takeover constitutional amendment shows that the ballot measure is losing badly . . .

Tags: Constitutional amendments , Judicial Qualifications Commission , Opportunity School District , SurveyUSA poll

Deal continues to link crime to school amendment

Gov. Nathan Deal doubles down on assertions that people living near low-performing schools will flood into affluent neighborhoods and commit crimes . . .

Tags: constitutional amendment , Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District

School boards association opposes takeover plan

GSBA’s board joins more than two dozen local school boards in opposing Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal . . .

Tags: GSBA , Opportunity School District , school takeover plan

Two more school boards oppose OSD amendment

More opposition from local school boards arises to Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal . . .

Tags: local school boards oppose , Opportunity School District

State school board endorses school takeover plan

The state Board of Education adopts a resolution supporting the school takeover proposal of Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District , state Board of Education

Political Notes — Deal lauds the Panama Canal widening

The expanded Panama Canal is now open, but how much of an impact will it really have on the port of Savannah? . . .

Tags: Allene Magill , Board of Regents , Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District , Panama Canal

Senate passes Deal’s education package

Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal for a state takeover of low-performing schools is approved by the state Senate . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Horacena Tate , Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District , state school takeover

Deal releases school “opportunity” plan

Gov. Nathan Deal reveals his plan to have the state take over the administration of some low-performing schools . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Opportunity School District , school performance , Steve Henson