The Education Exchange: Atlanta’s Buckhead Neighborhood Mulls Leaving the City

Pleased public-school parents pose obstacle to secession idea

Photo of Maureen DowneyA longtime reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maureen Downey, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the efforts of Atlanta neighborhood Buckhead to break away and form its own city, how it failed and what it could have meant for Atlanta Public Schools and its students.

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