Election 2012

Georgia Set to Pass Charter School Amendment

Sets up a process for approving charter schools in the state


There were lobbying and lawsuits, points and counterpoints and a Brinks truckload of out-of-state campaign cash.

And, finally on Tuesday, a verdict from voters: Amendment One — which would change the Georgia constitution to make sure the state could approve charter schools and establish a commission to consider applications for them — appeared to be on its way to easy passage, with most of the state's counties reporting their votes.