By Mike Klein
The final breath has been drawn by this year’s Georgia General Assembly. Here is what lawmakers did on seven issues that are closely tracked by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. This article discusses state charter schools, digital learning, criminal justice and juvenile code reform, pension and tax reform and health care reform. All of these will require more work going forward and in some cases, much more work starting soon.
State Charter Schools
This November voters will decide who got it right: Lawmakers four years ago when they created a state charter schools commission or the state Supreme Court last spring when it ruled that the commission was unconstitutional. The very fact that voters – not the…