Many Georgia students started college for the first time this fall. That’s good news for Georgia as the state says it needs 250,000 additional college graduates to meet its workforce needs by 2020, according to Gov. Nathan Deal’s Complete College
Day: September 29, 2015
Georgia’s Workforce Development, Economy Damaged by Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students
New federal policy provides Georgia an opportunity to increase access to higher education for many young Georgia immigrants who are now eligible to work without threat of deportation. Current policies that prevent these potential students from paying in-state tuition rates
State policies that lock out undocumented immigrants from college tuition benefits are a hindrance to the economy and waste an estimated $1 billion spent on educating those students in Georgia’s public schools, a new report argues. Read more.