We are happy to post the following, from the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools, which represents the schools of the Grady Cluster, including Hope-Hill. (For more information on Governor Deal’s “Opportunity School District” initiative, see UUCA’s Promise the Children web site.)
Become an informed voter!
Please join CINS, SEACS, and the Carver Cluster
Round Table Discussion on the Proposed
GA Constitutional Amendment
“Opportunity School Districts”
When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7 – 8:30 pm
Where: The Frazer Center , 1815 S Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
http://www.frazercenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Frazer-Center-Campus-Map.pdf; if entering through the front gate from S. Ponce, take the driveway all the way up to the right to back of the property and park. Head towards the circular drive, and you should see a sign and a cracked door into the Senior Center.
What: We are hosting a community discussion with panelists representing both sides of the proposed amendment, including;
- Janet Kishbaugh, Director of Research and Information Services, Public Education Matters http://publiceducationmattersga.org/
- Steven Quinn, State Outreach Manager for GergiaCAN, http://www.gacan.org/ and Field Coordinator for Students First, https://www.studentsfirst.org/georgia/who-we-are
- Atlanta Public Schools Board Member, Matt Westmoreland, will be on hand to answer questions about their Turnaround Strategy currently underway.
For more information and to become an informed voter, please see: http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20152016/SB/133
CINS’ meetings are always free and open to the public. CINS is a not-for-profit organization that has worked for over 36 years to empower public schools in our cluster located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. CINS’ mission is to work with Atlanta Public Schools to foster the development of safe, quality education in the Grady cluster of schools. For more information on CINS and its mission, please visit www.cinsatlanta.org or to become a member or add your name to the CINS’ eblast list, click on: http://tinyurl.com/4xkvfqt .