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Board members sitting at meeting table at Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday. Credit: Maggie Lee
Superintendent Meria Carstarphen at the "Back to School Bash" on Saturday, Aug. 10 (Photo by Maria Saporta)
the gulch
Downtown's Gulch is worth little in property taxes now, but Atlanta Public Schools, worried about an eroding tax base, want the right to collect property taxes on a publicly subsidized private development planned for the site. Credit: Kelly Jordan
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signs an ordinance Tuesday to start transferring dozens of disputed property deeds to the city school system. School Superintendent Maria Carstarphen stands to Bottoms' left and other officials from the city and schools look on. Credit: Maggie Lee
Keisha and Blake Young
The superintendents of Atlanta and Fulton schools, Meria Carstarphen and Jeff Rose, outside the Fulton County Courthouse on Friday, both expressed frustration with Fulton County's troubled property tax assessments. Credit: Maggie Lee
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