Atlanta University Center students marched Friday to the state Capitol to show support for the charter school amendment on Tuesday’s ballot.

Under current Georgia law, charter school applicants must first apply to the local school board. If the application is rejected, they can appeal to the state Board of Education, which may overrule local officials. Amendment One, if passed, would create a third route for approval, an appointed state commission.

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About 75 supporters of Amendment One, including students from Spelman and Morehouse, convened at the Capitol.. read more…