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SAVANNAH, GA – August 2, 2019 –The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is slated to host ‘The State of Georgia Charter Schools’ from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Savannah Classical Academy (SCA), 705 E. Anderson Street. 

All Georgia public charter school leaders and board members are invited to attend this free, annual event. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other school leaders, receive the latest policy updates and learn more about the shared agenda for the 2020 legislative session. Participants will also receive a free lunch generously provided by a GCSA associate member. Speakers include team members and representatives from GCSA, the Georgia Department of Education (Charter Division) and the State Charter Schools Commission. 

“We are looking forward to this opportunity for public charter schools across Georgia to come together and discuss ways we can continue to improve and grow each year,” said SCA Director Barry Lollis. “SCA is honored to be selected as the venue for this year’s event.” 

There is no charge to attend this event, but interested individuals are encouraged to register by visiting

SCA is a tuition-free, public charter school serving students in Savannah and Chatham County, grades K-12. For more information about SCA, please visit

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For media inquiries and interviews, please contact Kristyn Fielding at or 229-393-6457, Lesley Francis at or 912-429-3950, or the team at 912-417-LFPR (5377).

Editor’s Notes

The Savannah Classical Academy (SCA) was founded in Chatham County in 2013 as a lottery enrollment public charter school. SCA’s mission is to provide every child with a classical and academically rigorous education while instilling a commitment to civic virtue and moral character.  SCA is committed to developing literate and articulate students who will become active, responsible members of the community and will make a positive contribution to society.

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