FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA – Households in counties with the lowest median incomes receive a smaller share of HOPE college assistance than households in counties with the highest median incomes, even though they contribute more to Lottery proceeds that fund
Day: April 16, 2012
To meet 21st century business demands, Georgia must get more students into colleges, universities and technical schools, and make sure they graduate with skills that will help them, their families, and the state secure a prosperous future. This policy report
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig is quoted on the necessity for transparency and accountability with regards to the University System of Georgia’s “public-private ventures” program and each college’s president having broad autonomy over their respective institution. Read the full article.
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig discusses the findings from a recent report, The Impact of State Income Taxes on Low-Income Families in 2011, by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities with WABE Reporter Michelle Writh: “The report highlights the need for action. Georgia
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features GBPI Deputy Director Taifa Butler’s Op-ed on HOPE’s shortcomings and the necessity of HOPE reform.Read the Essay.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Features GBPI Op-ed: Less HOPE for those who contribute larger share of their income to the lottery
As posted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Posted by Taifa Smith Butler Georgia’s commitment to graduate 250,000 more college students by 2020 is a worthy goal — and a necessary one if the state wants to remain competitive in an economy