BLAKELY, Ga. (WTVY) – Charlye Allen is taking on a new role in her education as a member of the Public School Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council.
Allen is one of 66 students selected from over 1,000 applicants.
She will attend four meetings throughout the school year in Atlanta and virtually with Public School Superintendent Richard Woods and several other staff from the Georgia Department of Education and the school district. The aim of the council is to bridge the gap in the public education system in Georgia.
Allen says seizing opportunities like this is important.
“Especially here in rural areas, you sort of see the same people every day,” says Charlye Allen senior, Early County High School. “And it’s really good to have different points of view and to learn more about the other points of view of students in urban areas, and for them to learn more of the point of view of students in urban areas. rural as well. “
Allen says she’s excited to start her job. Their first meeting is on October 19
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