Truth Be Told: Power, Money and the Georgia Opportunity School District Some politicians not only seek office, they relish in the power that elected officials have once they get there. There is also a lot of money in politics, and there is money to be made, especially if you have connections. You know what I […]
Gov. Deal’s Opportunity School District is Now About Poverty and Crime! That’s right. In a paid TV advertisement, the Governor is pleading with folks in Georgia to Vote Yes on Question 1 on the November 8th ballot. His message is that if you vote Yes, then poverty and crime will be affected. Where did this […]
If We Vote Yes on Georgia’s Opportunity School District, We’re Doing the Wrong Thing The Artofteachingscience.org blog is up and running. All of my sites were hacked around October 5, and its taken quite awhile to get all the files cleaned and free of malicious content (malware) that attacked my sites. This site is one […]
If Poverty & Financial Hardship Affect Cognitive Function, Then is the Opportunity School District a Good Idea?
If Poverty & Financial Hardship Affect Cognitive Function, Then is the Opportunity School District a Good Idea? The Opportunity School District is a plan by the Governor’s Office in Georgia to take over “chronically failing” schools across the state. To be voted on in the November 8 election, if passed, schools will be selected by […]
P.L. Thomas On “Miracle” Schools or Political Sham?–Take Heed Georgia Georgia is on the verge of approving a constitutional amendment (Amendment 1 on the November 8 Georgia ballot) that would enable the Governor’s office to go in and rescue children who are enrolled in “failing schools” across the state, that got on a list based on student […]