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‘Political Rewind’ replay: A ‘more gracious’ version of the Opportunity School District

Today’s edition of GPB’s “Political Rewind” begins with the notation that the state Legislature has passed next year’s $25 billion budget, and the pithy comment from former Georgia congressman Buddy Darden: “This would be a great time for the Legislature to go home.”

But the real topic of the afternoon was education, and the several measures that are still alive, including “Opportunity School District Lite.”

If you couldn’t catch it live, click here to listen to the conversation now:

Today’s panelists: Host Bill Nigut; AJC education writer and blogger Maureen Downey; Greg Bluestein, one of your Insiders; former Congressman Darden; and Jackie Gingrich Cushman, a Republican blogger and writer.

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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.