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State education official defends behavioral program
Board of Education Chairman: We'll continue to improve GNETS 'lawsuit or no lawsuit'
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Nakeba Rahming - photo by Erin O. Smith
A top-ranking Georgia Department of Education official said Wednesday that “lawsuit or no lawsuit” state education leaders would continue making improvements to a 47-year-old program being challenged by the U.S. Department of Justice. State Board of Education Chairman Mike Royal made his comment at a public hearing seeking feedback from the public on improving rules related to the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support. The hearing was held at Buford Middle School.