The organizers, Hungry for Education were adamant that their movement was non-partisan and hoped to unify the state under one goal -- doing what’s best for children.
“We’re not doing this to be divisive,” said Alex Robson, a Gwinnett County teacher and spokesman for the movement. “We doing this to give every child the opportunities for greatness.”
Just last week, Democratic candidate Stacy Abrams told AJC’s Greg Bluestein that she plans to fully fund
Georgia’s k-12 education formula and end “backdoor vouchers” if she’s elected governor.
She said she would adopt a “more comprehensive” version of the Quality Basic Education Act’s formula, a decades-old funding calculus that’s never been significantly updated.