Faith leaders gather to discuss education

Stand Up for Great Schools will host a national education policy summit with more than 100 faith leaders Friday in Atlanta.

The one-day program, in partnership with StudentsFirst, is designed to include religious leaders in the discussion about education.

Panelists include Bishop Charles E. Blake, West Angeles Church of God in Christ; and Howard Fuller, chairman, Black Alliance for Educational Options.

The event, which is not open to the public, will be held at the Marriott Atlanta Airport hotel, 4711 Best Road.

Panelists include Lonnie C. King, community activist; Bishop Charles Blake, West Angeles Church of God in Christ; and Howard Fuller, chairman, Black Alliance for Educational Options.

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Stand Up is an education nonprofit started by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in 2009.

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