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Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol with focus on schools

Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than legislative action, but the agenda Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to lay out in his State of the State address this week will shape the 40-day legislative session.

Here's a look at some of the top issues lawmakers are expected to debate this year:



Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to again focus on the state's K-12 schools this legislative session, the second-to-last before he leaves office.

Deal delayed an overhaul of the state's complex formula for doling out money to schools in 2016 to focus on...