Published Online: September 21, 2010
Published in Print: September 22, 2010, as Atlanta Board Ousts Top Leaders

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Atlanta Board Ousts Top Leaders

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The Atlanta school board voted 5-4 last week to replace its chairwoman and vice chairwoman after approving a policy that allows it to remove its leaders by a simple majority vote. The move follows Gov. Sonny Perdue’s decision last month to place the Atlanta system under investigation for its handling of a probe after officials found suspicious erasures on the state’s 2009 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.

Vol. 30, Issue 04, Page 5

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