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A pupil arrives in the courtyard of the Abbe de l'Epee elementary school on September 3, 2013 in Marseille, southern France, prior to enter her classroom on the first day of school. More than 12 million pupils went back to school today in France

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Friday – March 20, 2015

  1. WHAT- Concerned Clergy and Activists speak out against Education Bill
  2. WHO- Rev. Frank Brown, President of Concerned Black Clergy

Dr. Verdaillia Turner, President of the Georgia Federation of Teachers

Concerned Parents

  1. WHEN- Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:30 pm
  2. WHERE- Georgia Capitol Rotunda

 

Sunday – March 22, 2015

  1. WHAT- Church Awareness Campaign – Area Pastors reach out to congregations to ask them to participate call-in campaign . Please open up attachments for contact info on GA House representatives.
  2. WHEN – Sunday, March 22, 2015 (Varies)
  3. WHERE- (Varies)

MESSAGE- Contact your local House Representatives and ask them to vote “No” to the Opportunity Schools District bill, which gives the state, not parents, control over poor performing schools. This has been tried in other states and it didn’t work. Instead ask lawmakers to give students what they really need like academic intervention programs, tutors and social workers, and after-school enrichment programs.

 

Monday – March 23, 2015

  1. WHAT – Likely vote on Gov. Education bill
  2. WHEN- Monday during session
  3. WHERE- State Capitol

 

Tuesday – March 24, 2015

  1. WHAT – Public Hearing sponsored by Sen. Emmanuel Jones
  2. WHEN – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 2-3:30 pm
  3. WHERE – Coverdell Legislative Office Building Room 515

Contact Administrative Assistant- Jocelyn Thompson (404- 656- 0502)

 

 

 

Thursday – March 26, 2015

  1. WHAT – SPECIAL Radio-One Broadcast Town Hall Forum
  2. WHEN – Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7 pm
  3. WHERE – Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center

 

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