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Gov. Nathan Deal's plan allowing a state takeover of schools dubbed "chronically failing" won Georgia House approval Wednesday, setting up a statewide vote in 2016 and accomplishing the Republican's top priority kicking off his second term. Under Deal's plan, an appointed superintendent accountable to the governor could add up to 20 schools to the district each year and have the power to close, convert them into charter schools, or overhaul management. Comment?
Rep. David Stover is a brave man. He may well be one of the gutsiest people serving in the General Assembly. Comment?
A bill in the state legislature proposes making it easier for third party and independent political candidates to get their names on the ballot in Georgia, but debate remains about just how far to lower the bar. Amanda Swafford, a former Flowery Branch councilwoman and Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, is going public with her backing of the legislation. Comment?
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