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Atlanta Council Opposes APS Board Replacement Law

(APN) ATLANTA — The City Council of Atlanta voted Monday, May 02, 2011, to express their opposition to SB 79, which Republican Governor Nathan Deal has signed, and which gives Deal the power to recommend removal of the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education members. The resolution states that the Council is not supportive of the law and asks the […]

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Three APS Ethics Panel Members Resign, Halting Four Cases

(APN) ATLANTA — Three members of the Ethics Commission for the Atlanta Public School Board of Education have resigned, Atlanta Progressive News has learned, causing pending investigations and hearings to come to a screeching halt. Two of the Members, Julia Neighbors and Karen Woodward, were among the three who recently voted that Courtney English had deceived the public [technically, they […]

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Legislature Empowers Governor to Replace APS Board Members

(APN) ATLANTA — Earlier today, on the last day of the 2011 legislative session, Thursday, April 14, 2011, the State Senate approved, on a vote of 34-12, a version of SB 79 which was substituted by the House on Monday, April 11. The legislation, which is expected to be signed by Governor Nathan Deal, would give the governor the authority […]

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