Column: Deal pledges to go all in on public educat...
by Dick Yarbrough
Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
12:04 AM, Thursday, October 23
Last week Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia. This week, incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal talks about his plans for public education in a second and final term as ...

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