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​Georgia Authorization of the State Government to Intervene in Failing Local Schools, Amendment 1
 
The Georgia Authorization of the State Government to Intervene in Failing Local Schools, Amendment 1 is on the November 8, 2016 ballot in Georgia as a  legislatively referred constitutional amendment.
 
A "yes" vote supports authorizing the state to form an Opportunity School District that would govern certain elementary and secondary schools determined to be "chronically failing."
 
A "no" vote opposes authorizing the state to form an Opportunity School District that would govern certain elementary and secondary schools determined to be "chronically failing," thereby continuing to have school boards/districts supervise respective schools.
 
The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce, as a part of the state of Georgia, supports voting no to maintain local control of our schools.
 *Ballotpedia, The Encyclopedia of American Politics
 
OSD-flyer.pdf
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QA-SB133-as-passed.pdf
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Community Info-OSD.DOC
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