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(ATLANTA) Georgia school districts report that classrooms are more crowded than ever and students are spending fewer days in school due to the state’s failure to adequately invest in public education according to a new report released today by the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute (GBPI).
“Georgia’s… [Read more]
GBPI Education Analyst Cedric Johnson is quoted in this article about early childhood education in Georgia; read full article here.
GBPI’s recently released report on Georgia’s Pre-K program and the HOPE program is cited in this article on the Pre-K program. Read full article here.
Georgia’s reputation as a leader in early childhood education is slipping away. Despite an abundance of evidence that early learning is a key to success later in life, particularly for low-income and at-risk youth, recent spending cuts mean Georgia’s Pre-Kindergarten program will serve 2,000 fewer children in the coming school… [Read more]
When the Powerball jackpot reached more than $320 million last week — the fourth-largest jackpot ever – that was good news for Georgia students, since the more lottery tickets people buy, the more money there is for HOPE college scholarships.
Of course, you must play to win. And the odds… [Read more]
GBPI Education Analyst Cedric Johnson is featured in Atlanta Alive’s segment on how lottery funds are distributed among students through the HOPE scholarship. View video here.
Metro Area School Systems are Not Alone in Their Struggle to Close Budget Gaps for the Upcoming School YearPosted July 20, 2012 by
GBPI Education Analyst Cedric Johnson is featured in the Athens Patch. Read full article here.
Here is an opinion piece from the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s policy analyst Cedric Johnson on the budget deficit that counties across the state of Georgia will face this coming… [Read more]
GBPI Education Analyst Cedric Johnson is quoted on REACH scholarships and how it can create an uneven playing field among students. Read full article here.