Column: Education Reform Commission can make diffe...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
09:01 AM, Thursday, March 26
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain. In January, I was named to the Education Reform Commission by Gov. Nathan Deal along with a number of educators, legislato...

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