Sunday, December 4, 2016

Cedric Johnson

As state shirks its funding responsibility, school systems feel squeeze

Posted by Cedric Johnson As published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Get Schooled with Maureen Downey). Here is an opinion piece from the Georgia Budget and Policy...

Are Georgia’s Leaders Willing to Strengthen Education Policies?

Georgia's education policies – including the way it awards HOPE scholarships -- create barriers to college education for minorities and the poor, says a...

FY 2013 Budget Analysis: PK-12 Education

The FY 2013 Budget Analysis: PK-12 Education report reviews the enacted FY 2013 budget and the impact it has on early childhood and K-12...

FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Higher Education

A review of the enacted FY 2013 budget for Higher Education examines the new normal era of fewer resources and heightened expectations for Georgia’s...

HOPE Awards and HOPE Dollars, Distribution of Hope Benefits by Institution and Household Income

Examining HOPE awards across household incomes, by institution, and factoring in tuition costs provides a telling picture of the distribution of HOPE dollars. The...

Follow the HOPE Dollars …

Georgians living in counties with higher median household incomes receive a disproportionate share of HOPE dollars. The number of HOPE awards doesn't give an accurate...

HOPE for Whom? For Some it Doesn’t Pay to Play the Georgia Lottery

To meet 21st century business demands, Georgia must get more students into colleges, universities and technical schools, and make sure they graduate with skills...

Bill Analysis: House Bill 824 | K-12 Education Equalization Program

House Bill 824 Makes Changes to Georgia’s K-12 Education Equalization Program House Bill 824 (HB 824) makes changes to the state’s K-12 education Equalization Program,...

Op-ed: Hope Reform 2.0 (Athens Banner-Herald)

Essig, Johnson: HOPE, pre-k need sustainable path As published in Athens Banner-Herald Understanding the realities of lottery funding in Georgia is as simple as a...

HOPE on a Tightrope: Maximizing Lottery Funds to Yield the Best Education Returns

The Georgia Lottery has provided more than $13 billion toward education programs in Georgia. The  program has enabled more than 1.4 million students to pursue...

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