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Charter school idea would face fierce opposition in Georgia

Don't go there. That was the reaction among education groups in Georgia to Gov. Nathan Deal's interest in a plan — implemented in Louisiana and Tennessee — that converts low-performing traditional public schools into charter schools and moves them from their local districts into a state ‘recovery district.'

Last week, Deal expressed excited support for implementing such a plan here after meeting with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who oversaw the creation of a recovery district in his state. Deal later scaled back his commitment to the idea, saying he wants state legislators to study it.

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