Otha Thornton: Georgia governor schemes takeover of Black schools (pt. 1)

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 […]

Otha Thornton: Georgia schemes takeover of Black schools (pt. 2)

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 […]