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Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...Some Georgia families already have moved to Colorado to get legal access to the oil for their ailing children.Sen. Fran Millar (R-Atlanta) said he supports the intent of helping Georgia children with seizures, as well as cancer and glaucoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/ga-panel-oks-medical-mar
Ga. lawmakers tell child advocates not to expect much

...happening during the session,'" said Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus. "The answer is not a whole lot."Sen. Fran Millar, R-Atlanta, offered terse replies when advocates asked about various proposals. "I don't think it will go anywhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-10/ga-lawmakers-tell-child-
Few changes in Ga. school funding formula

...the economy is going to improve and we'll be able to put more money into education," said Commission Co-Chairman Fran Millar, a Dunwoody Republican who also chairs the Senate Education Committee.The panel formally adopted recommendations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-20/few-changes-ga-school-fun
Weak tax collections busting some school districts

...some school systems out there we have some financial issues with, going forward over the next few years," said Sen. Fran Millar, a Dunwoody Republican who chairs the Senate Education Committee. "We think it's something that needs being monitored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-16/weak-tax-collections-bust
Georgia teacher rating system too easy

...out bad ones by tying teachers' ratings to their students' academic success.Senate Education Committee Chairman Fran Millar, R-Dunwoody, said the preliminary results - particularly the finding that less than 1 percent of teachers are unsatisfactory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-01-07/ga-teacher-rating-system-
Panel calls for less spending on administration, more on technology in Georgia schools

...nonbinding recommendations now go to lawmakers and Gov. Nathan Deal. The General Assembly convenes in January.State Sen. Fran Millar, an Atlanta Republican who led the commission, highlighted the final package's emphasis on technology.Under the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-19/panel-calls-less-spending
Georgia studies public school funding changes

...conservatively, four or five (legislative) study committees going forward on some of this stuff," said Sen. Fran Millar, a Dunwoody Republican who co-chairs the full commission. "This is an ongoing process."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-05/georgia-studies-public-s
State unlikely to raise school taxes

...notes.Instead, people say schools overspend on administration at the district central office, according to Sen. Fran Millar, a Dunwoody Republican who chairs the Senate Education Committee and co-chairs the education-funding commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-10/state-unlikely-raise-sch
Schools to get flexibility based on grades

...teachers more than others or use textbook money to hire additional aides, he said.Senate Education Committee Chairman Fran Millar, an Atlanta Republican, predicted that no more than 30 of the state's 180 school districts would earn the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-11/schools-get-flexibility-
Ga. lawmakers debate enlarging tax credits for private school scholarships; critics still wary

...designate money for their children, and nothing that I've seen since then makes me think otherwise," he said.Sen. Fran Millar, R-Atlanta, said he thinks state lawmakers should create a study committee to investigate the program and compare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-02-02/ga-lawmakers-debate-enlar