Thursday, December 5, 2013

GLASS: Georgians for Local Area School Systems

Georgians for Local Area School Systems is an advocacy group promoting the passage of HR 486 in the Georgia General Assembly and then by a state wide referendum.

GLASS Mission:
To make the choice available to form local independent school systems.

GLASS Vision:

High quality education for every student through effective and accountable local school systems.

- High Quality – 
Local school systems provide a high quality education that maximizes he potential of every student.

- Accountable –

Local school systems that are accountable to students, parents, teachers and their community resulting in: better student outcomes, maximizing of resources, and strong financial management

- Effective –
Local school systems are responsive to and recognize the needs of the students, parents, teachers and their community.

Upcoming Events for the week of December 9th-15th:

Monday, December 9th: 
9:30-10:30am: Chamblee/Dunwoody Meet and Greet at Cafe Intermezzo (4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30346)

Tuesday, December 10th: 
  • GLASS as Guest Speakers on Pep Talk with Nancy Jester on America’s Web Radio (9-10am).
  • 11am-12pm: Sandy Springs/Roswell Meet and Greet with Nancy Jester and GLASS at Uncle Julio’s (1140 Hammond Dr NE Bldg K, Suite 100, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)
Wednesday, December 11th: 
9:30am-10:30am Brookhaven Meet and Greet at Town Brookhaven, Keller Williams Offices
Sunday, December 15th:
GLASS Community Event – Education and Take Action Meeting, St. Lukes Presbyterian Church in Dunwoody, 2pm. GLASS to follow Dunwoody Parents Concerned About Quality Education Community Meeting – Independent School District Feasibility Study Presentation.

At the meeting on the 15th we will be organizing into working committees where community members will be able to immediately step into action. The GA legislative session begins on January 13th, so overdrive is the gear we will be putting into play here.
We have a Facebook page:,

Here are also links to several articles written by various papers referring to GLASS:

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