T. A. DeFeo

T. A. DeFeo is a contributor at The Center Square.

School choice legislation is likely from Georgia lawmakers this session

(The Center Square) — Georgia lawmakers are almost certain to discuss school funding and even school choice legislation during this year’s legislative session. “I think we’re going to have a… Read More

January 23, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Georgia education officials cite education loss as a top priority for 2023

(The Center Square) – Georgia education officials say they plan to address lost learning opportunities stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. But a leading Georgia nonprofit says state lawmakers should pass… Read More

December 23, 2022
Courts, Culture
Fulton County judge stops enforcement of Georgia’s abortion ban, says law ‘must be reenacted’

(The Center Square) — A Fulton County judge enjoined the state from enforcing its abortion ban lawmakers passed before the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Georgia lawmakers passed … Read More

November 16, 2022
Public Education
Georgia’s graduation rate hits 84.1% as steady increase over past decade continues

(The Center Square) – Georgia public high schools recorded a graduation rate increase in 2022, continuing a steady uptick over the past decade. On Thursday, state officials said the 84.1%… Read More

October 7, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Georgia to receive $38M federal grant to expand charter schools

(The Center Square) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a nearly $38.3 million grant to fund the expansion of charter schools throughout Georgia. The money awarded to the… Read More

October 5, 2022