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APS Board Chair McDaniel Responds to Challengers

(APN) ATLANTA — When the so-called Gang of Five of members of the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education changed the Board’s own rules in order to oust LaChandra Butler Burks as Chairperson, there were four Board Members who opposed the change; Reuben McDaniel was one of the minority of four.     The Gang of Five portrayed the minority […]

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Three Candidates Line Up to Challenge APS Chair Reuben McDaniel (UPDATE 2)

  (APN) ATLANTA — Over the last two weeks, the number of candidates challenging incumbent Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) Chairman Reuben McDaniel (At-Large Seat 8) has gone from zero to three.   Parent activist and attorney, Cynthia Briscoe Brown; and attorney Tom Tidwell have announced their candidacies already via press release.  Former APS BOE Member Mark Riley […]

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Three APS Board Members Not Planning to Run Again (UPDATE 1)

UPDATE: A previous version of this article stated that two sources had said that a fourth member of the APS BOE, LaChandra Butler Burks, was not planning to run again as well.  Burks, who had not returned a voicemail left by APN in time for publication, phoned APN today, May 22, 2012, to say that she has not in fact […]

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