Joe Martin is still fighting the good fight with regard to school funding in Georgia. But I think this has become a quixotic battle. At best, the Legislature is lukewarm toward public education, and local politicians don’t have the stomach to suggest local tax increases to counter the deep state cuts.
Here is an essay Martin wrote on the desperate plight of local schools, evidenced by the number of systems raising class sizes and cutting teachers. Martin is head of the Georgia School Funding Association.