Forrest Hill Academy: The children left behind 

When the Atlanta Public Schools hired politically connected Community Education Partners to operate an academy for kids in trouble, a miracle was promised. An ACLU lawsuit now alleges the school is a warehouse for hard-to-teach children.

 Patti Welch was living in Douglasville when she went through a divorce last year. Atlanta was her chance to start over. Weary of her one-hour, 20-minute commute to the northside law office where she works as a paralegal, Welch found a duplex…

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