Georgia School District Stalls Plan for Private School Because of ‘Competition’

A Georgia man says a local school district will not sell him a building for a new private school unless he adopts the district’s curriculum.

Albany military veteran King Randall wants to open a private boarding school in Dougherty County aimed at curtailing societal issues among Black boys. The school is an expansion of Randall’s current program, The X For Boys, which serves children who are homeless or transitioning from juvenile detention and abusive homes.

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Georgia School District Refuses to Sell Building to Convert to Charter School, Former Marine Says

A Georgia man who founded a charter school to steer young black men away from violence and gang culture reportedly said members of the Dougherty County School System won’t sell him a school already abandoned. That man, King Randall, said school system officials won’t sell him the school unless he agrees to adopt the public school system’s curriculum.

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Founder of the X For Boys, King Randall Talks About His Inspiration and Mission to Help Boys Out of the Juvenile Justice System Gain Confidence Through Faith

Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed the founder of The ‘X’ For Boys initiative King Randall to talk about what motivated him to help juveniles out of the justice system and mission.

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