Charter Schools

Georgians Favor Ballot Measure Easing Charter School Rules

47 percent support it, while 37 percent say no way


A new exclusive Channel 2 Action News poll shows more Georgia voters are likely to vote in support of a controversial charter school amendment than against it.

The amendment deals with who has power to approve new charter schools.

The ballot question is phrased, "Shall the constitution of Georgia be amended to allow state or local approval of public charter schools upon the request of local communities?"

According to the latest Landmark Rosetta Stone poll of likely voters, 47 percent of Georgians say they will vote for the charter school amendment, while 37 percent will vote no.  The remaining 16 percent are undecided.