“Ask them, ‘Do you know what is happening in my school? Can you help? If they say no, then tell your parents don’t vote for them again!’ ” Roberts told students.
House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, R-Milton, also addressed the crowd and encouraged them not to give up.
“The fight has only begun,” she said. “We will come back. I fully expect the Legislature to pass a Constitutional amendment. We are working diligently to try to come up with an interim solution. We want you next fall to be able to attend the school that best fits your needs.”