NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND
ATLANTA -- Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked public schools around the state to cancel classes on Monday and Tuesday of next week, an effort to conserve gasoline supplies.
Perdue held a news conference at 4 p.m. where he announced the plan. The request was not mandatory and it was not clear what districts will comply with the request.
However, officials at Atlanta and DeKalb public schools said they will honor the governor's request....
--WSB TV, Atlanta
I thought we were the greatest country in the world. I thought we were the richest country in the world. Yes, we've taken a number of hits recently, but we're number one, right? Why can't we can't the damn schools open?