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Former U.S. Ambassador and Atlanta mayor Andrew Young and Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Hank Aaron were recently joined by a host of Georgia-based politicians, community leaders, and education advocates, including chairman emeritus of 100 Black Men of America Tommy Dortch and Lisa-Marie Haygood of the Georgia PTA, to oppose a constitutional amendment allowing the state to take…

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Better Outcomes for Our Kids, BOOK, is on a mission to raise awareness around the need for high-performing schools in African American communities, and the need to expand and increase the awareness of educational options and school choice. Invigorate, educate and advocate are the tenets of this platform. Read what president and CEO David Mitchell says about the…

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A controversial measure to take over failing schools in the state of Georgia will have a disproportionate impact on Black students in the state. The measure called the Opportunity School District is on the November ballot as a referendum with very innocuous wording. It simply states: “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow the…

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A controversial measure to take over failing schools in the state of Georgia will have a disproportionate impact on Black students in the state. The measure called the Opportunity School District is on the November ballot as a referendum with very innocuous wording. It simply states: “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended to allow…

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