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Utopian Academy Determined to Succeed in Clayton County

Utopian Academy for the Arts opened in Clayton County despite bureaucratic roadblocks that threatened its unique mission. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein.

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Atlanta Classical Academy Educates Citizens for a Free Republic

Atlanta Classical Academy opened this fall with nearly 500 students enrolled and 1,200 more are on the waiting list. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein.

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Chattahoochee Hills Charter … Learning in the Natural World

Chattahoochee Hills Charter School will open next week with an emphasis on arts, agriculture and environmental studies. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein

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Macon’s Newest Charter School Aims To Become Truly Classic

Great literature studies is a primary theme at the Academy for Classical Education in Macon. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein

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THINC … Educating the Next Generation of High Tech Workers

Troup County has needed thousands of high-tech workers since KIA Motors located there. THINC, a new college and career academy, is helping to train the next generation. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein

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Tapestry Public Charter School’s Special Mission

Tapestry Public Charter School’s special mission is to help autistic children. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein

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Hundreds Lose Their Georgia Tax Credit Scholarships

Hundreds of Georgia students who received tax credit scholarships last year will receive either reduced help or no help this year. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein.

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New Poll Finds Georgians’ Support for School Choice Has No Political Boundaries

A large majority of Georgians support school choice, and nearly all of those support choice for all Georgia students regardless of family income.

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How Does Georgia Fare in New Criminal Justice Reports?

Two Pew Charitable Trust reports examine how Georgia compares to other states in inmate health care spending and inmate releases without supervision. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein.

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Should Georgia Slow Down Foster Care Pilot Project?

Georgia’s foster care pilot projects seems to be fast-tracked, but would a slower approach work better? By Foundation Editor Mike Klein

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