NEWS BRIEF: Classes on democracy set for Atlanta high schoolers

Courtesy Atlanta Public Schools
Photo credit: Courtesy Atlanta Public Schools
A pilot program for high school students to learn about democracy will be implemented for an estimated 2,000 Atlanta Public Schools juniors and seniors. The Democracy Class Atlanta initiative will address the history of democracy and the importance of local government and could become part of school curriculums nationwide. Teachers are undergoing training this week in the lesson plan. atlantaciviccircle.org