Center for an Educated Georgia Gives Sen. David Shafer an A+ Grade

ATLANTA (August 30, 2012) – Sen. David Shafer (R-Duluth) was one of 25 senators who received an A+ grade from the Center for an Educated Georgia.  This grade was awarded to lawmakers who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to advancing education reform at the State Capitol.   The Center is affiliated with the Georgia Family Council.“Every Georgia child should have access to the best possible education,” said Sen. Shafer.  “I am honored to be recognized for my legislative work advancing education reform.”

The Center for Educated Georgia’s report card lists current legislators’ votes on major education legislation in three categories since 2007.  Based on these votes, legislators were assigned a grade in each category and received a final letter grade equivalent between A+ and F. Legislators’ grades are available online at .

“We appreciate Senator Shafer’s strong support for better education in Georgia and congratulate him on an A+ rating on our legislator report card,” said Eric Cochling, vice-president of public policy at Georgia Family Council, the home of the Center for an Educated Georgia. “He has demonstrated a clear commitment to improving education for all of Georgia’s students.”

Sen. Shafer also recently received an A+ rating from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, an A+ rating from Americans for Prosperity and a 100% score from the American Conservative Union.

For Immediate Release:
August 30, 2012

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