The chaotically happy scene of one (it’s a start) Clayton County School Board member being escorted out by police, to the cheers and jeers of thousands, was a video and live blogging opportunity missed by the ATL blogosphere – including WaySouth Media. Or maybe someone was live-blogging this? Is any video on YouTube yet? Let Mostly Media know all about it if so! From the AJC:
Police escorted board member Norreese Haynes from his seat amid the cheers of 1,500 emotional and vocal residents worried about a possible accreditation loss.
Haynes’ removal came after more than 2,500 students and parents flocked to the board meeting at Clayton County Performing Arts Center in Jonesboro to implore the school board to do everything in its power to hold on to the district’s accreditation. About 1,000 people were not allowed inside.
Full story and pictures here.