By Eric Mandel, Atlanta Business Chronicle
The days of the true neighborhood school are nearly gone. But not at Thomasville Heights Elementary.
Everyone walks. There is no bus. That’s because 95% of the students live inside Forest Cove, the sprawling Section 8 housing development across the street. The staff often accompany the pre-K-fifth graders directly past armed drug deals and filth, straight to the front doors of their apartments.