Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Gov. Nathan Deal greets students from Utopian Academy after signing House Bill 372 to persuade voters to support his plan to allow the state takeover of Georgia’s failing schools. Photo by Hyosub Shin / AJC

Getting schooled on education issues

Georgia's schools will continue to be in the news as Gov. Nathan Deal launches his bid for voters to approve the Opportunity School District with the power to take control of failing schools, convert them into charters or shut them down.

The bill allowing for the overhaul was one of a handful of education-related initiatives to come out of the recent Legislative session. PolitiFact Georgia was there.

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