Atlanta Press Club Hosts Charter School Amendment Forum

Panelists will have the opportunity to discuss Georgia Charter School Amendment Sunday during the Atlanta Press Club’s Loudermilk-Young Debate Series.

Jan Jones, Georgia House of Representatives; Kelly McCutchen, president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and founder of Tech High Charter School; Alvin Wilbanks, CEO and superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools; and Valarie Wilson, president of the Georgia School Board Association are invited to appear at the debate, which will air live statewide Sunday at 5 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Donna Lowry, education reporter for 11Alive will moderate. Maureen Downey, education reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will be taking viewer questions live. Viewers also encouraged to submit questions in advance that may be answered during the live program.

To submit Charter School Amendment questions live or in advance: email: or Twitter: #APCCharterTalk. Also, plarticipated in a live chat during the debate at:

Other debates airing Sunday are Public Service Commission District 3, Public Service Commission District 5, 9th Congressional District and 12th Congressional District.

For more information on the debate series, including a full schedule, visit For more information on the Atlanta Press Club, visit

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