On Jan. 19, 2018, the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article by Greg Bluestein and Ty Tagami regarding Georgia’s school funding formula. The article cited GeorgiaCAN:

If a school has a certain number of students who don’t speak English, for instance, the school will only earn supplemental funding for them if it maintains a specified student-teacher ratio with teachers who are specifically credentialed to help them, said Michael O’Sullivan, who leads the advocacy group GeorgiaCAN.

But what if some of those students would do better with tutoring or some other type of teacher?

“It shouldn’t be we’re going to have this program because we’re going to draw down these dollars,” he said.

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Michael O’Sullivan is the executive director of GeorgiaCAN.


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