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Local Control at Heart of Georgia Charter Debate

Lawyers for a group of charter schools ruled unconstitutional by the State Supreme Court asked the court this afternoon to reconsider the decision. They’re arguing that the decision will force the courts to play too large a role in setting education policy.
The legal fight highlights a question being asked about charter schools in the south and across the country: Who should decide where a school can open, and why?