Andrew Young to join opposition to Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal

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Former Atlanta mayor and U.N. ambassador Andrew Young. AJC/John Amis

We just got word that the group in opposition to Amendment One, Keep Our Schools Local, has snagged the support of former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young. From the press release:

Former Atlanta mayor, U.N. Ambassador and civil rights icon Andrew Young will announce his
opposition to Amendment 1 and the importance of voting in a press conference on Tuesday,
alongside special guests.

Amendment One is a proposed constutional amendment that would permit the state to assume control of individual schools that are chronically failing.

 


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