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Governor's plan for ailing Georgia schools to go public soon

A curious hush has fallen over the negotiations involving Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to give the state broad new powers to take over failing schools as the Republican and his aides work in quiet meetings across the Capitol to lay the groundwork for his sweeping plan.

He and his allies have held listening sessions with legislators, educators and advocacy groups to try to soothe concerns. He has told mayors and county commissioners it will help bring more jobs to communities. And he's asked a handful of legislators to travel with him to Louisiana to see for themselves the impact of a similar program.

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