Governor Kemp, state officials sued for reckless school reopenings

GAE files lawsuit on the handling of public school reopenings

by Lisa Morgan

ATLANTA – Today, the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) announced the filing of litigation in the Fulton County Superior Court. The suit names Gov. Brian Kemp, other state, and Paulding County officials for their reckless guidance and actions in opening school buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Georgia’s 1.8 million public school students deserve to be safe and healthy in all school settings. They should be in spaces that do not risk their health and by extension, the health of their family and friends,” said Lisa Morgan, a local kindergarten teacher and president of GAE. “Decisions by some of our leaders have led to classroom and school environments that endanger our children. As an organization of educators, that goes against the very nature of who we are and what we do for our students every day. That is


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