Casey Cagle

Whistleblower lawsuit over charter school lobbyist’s involvement in Ga. DOE

A whistle blower at the Georgia Department of Education is alleging that the Department inappropriately allowed a legislator-turned-lobbyist for the charter school industry to shape policy for federal dollars intended to help low-income students. In a lawsuit filed in March and first reported on in April, former Ga. DOE employee Margo DeLaune states that a lobbyist was allowed to illegally decide how federal Title I funds would be used, thanks to pressure from the office