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GAE Legal Wins

GAE-initiated legal cases, completed and pending, that have helped, and continue to help, shape the landscape of public education for the betterment of our children, schools, and education professionals.

Please Review Additional GAE Legal Cases and Information


Non-Conforming Contract Offer Has Big Implications

The Georgia Court of Appeals agreed with GAE’s interpretation of statutory mandates that govern educator contracts.

Judge Finds Charlton County School System Guilty Of Willful Contempt, Awards GAE Attorney Fees

The saga for racial reconciliation and justice continues in south Georgia.

GAE Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Colquitt County Member After He Was Told, “We’re Going To Lynch You.”

GAE filed an Open Records Act lawsuit alleging race discrimination and retaliation in Superior Court of Colquitt County on behalf of GAE member Dr. Leamon Madison who lost his job after he spoke out against racial injustice in an email to his staff shortly after the murder of George Floyd.

Litigation Update — Fighting For Your Rights!

Rebecca Barnes, and GAE v. the Fannin County Charter Schools System.

Then and Now: Resistance to Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

While the 1954 landmark Brown decision ended de jure segregation in public schools, it also ended the careers of a generation of highly educated and effective Black teachers and administrators.

We Are the Georgia Association of Educators

The Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) is Georgia's premier professional association for public school employees. We are a member-led organization supporting students and educators in Georgia's public schools through grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and legal action.