The Foundation focused on Georgia public charter schools and why parents choose private schools during our most recent Leadership Series breakfast. We also talked about Georgia’s wildly successful tax credit scholarship which has enabled families to transition from traditional public schools to other learning models. Check out the conversation in these three Foundation YouTube channel videos.
Also, click here to learn about our constitutional balanced budget amendment breakfast on Wednesday, February 26, with Nick Dranias of the Goldwater Institute, and click here for the exciting details about our Wednesday evening, March 5, annual dinner with Daniel Garza, executive director of The LIBRE Initiative. These are two Must Go events!
Our Education Breakfast: In this first video Eric Wearne discusses the charter school movement in Georgia; where we are today, where we are going and how we should get there. Eric an assistant professor in the School of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College.
In this second video, James Kelly discusses Georgia’s successful … but underfunded … tax credit scholarship and Benjamin Scafidi explains why Georgia GOAL parents opted for private school educations. Kelly is co-founder and counsel for Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program; Scafidi is director of the Economics of Education Policy Center at Georgia College and State University.
In this section Kelly McCutchen moderates audience questions for our three panelists.