Column: Carter shares his views on education
by Dick Yarbrough
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02:18 PM, Thursday, October 16
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic challenger. Next week, it will be Republican Gov....

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