Georgia Charter Schools Association

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ACTION ALERT: Contact Your GA Senator on HB987

Please click to ask GA Senate to restore Charter School items to Bill 897. The bill was passed in the Senate Education Committee but the Charter School Items were stripped from the bill. Or call 888-270-8040 to speak to your Senator and send an even stronger message!

Watch the State Superintendents Candidates Forum

On January 31, 2014, the GCSA Charter School Leadership Conference held a forum featuring six of the declared candidates for Georgia State Schools Superintendent.  We are pleased to share the video with you. Meet the candidates, hear what drives them to serve, and find out where they stand on charter schools and school choice. 

Top Advocacy Goals for the GCSA

Promote legal advocacy to protect and enhance legislation that extends and protects the rights of charter schools, including equitable per-pupil and facilities funding for charter schools.

Why the Georgia Supreme Court Erred in Ruling the State Charter Schools Commission Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of Georgia, by a narrow vote of 4-3 on May 16, 2011, ruled that the only alternative charter authorizing body in Georgia, the State Charter Commission, was unconstitutional. Here is the opinion expressed by the majority…