Tag: Georgia Supreme Court

Georgia Supreme Court declines to reconsider charter decision

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting today that the Georgia Supreme Court won’t reconsider its 4-3 decision last month declaring the Georgia Charter Schools Commission unconstitutional. The commission, the court ruled, empowered the state to approve charter schools over the objections of local school boards. Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein said[Read More…]

Preserving and praising the status quo in Georgia

One of the more alarming developments out of Monday’s Georgia Supreme Court ruling disbanding that state’s charter school commission is the near-celebration among the court’s majority of the 1877 state constitutional provision that guided the justices. Writing for the majority, Chief Justice Carol Hunstein establishes that Georgia citizens have repeatedly[Read More…]