______________________________________________ - StudentsFirst ENDORSEMENT
Georgia State Representative - Democrat  -  State Representative District 53
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Rep. Sheila Jones
Receives Endorsement FromParents and Teachers for Putting StudentsFirst
Atlanta, Georgia –Parents and Teachers for Putting StudentsFirst today endorsed Representative Sheila Jones in her bid for election as Representative of Georgia House District 53. StudentsFirst is a bipartisan grassroots advocacy organization supporting common sense education reforms, and Representative Jones is a strong supporter of meaningful education reform who will continue to fight tirelessly to ensure that Georgia students have access to the quality education they deserve – no matter their zip code. 
"We need bold leaders like Sheila Jones in the Georgia General Assembly to stand up to the status quo, and support common sense education reform that will improve the quality of education for all kids," said StudentsFirst Vice President of Legislative Affairs Tim Melton. 
Georgia has recently made positives strides in improving education across the state. Representative Jones is looking forward to building off of this progress, and continuing to push for education reforms that focus on doing what’s best for students.