Education Funding in Georgia: Years of Cuts Cast Long Shadow Georgia is spending $11.6 billion on education in the 2017 fiscal year or about 51 percent of the state’s general fund budget. Spending on elementary and secondary education is $8.9
Category: Budget Primer
Where does the money for Georgia’s $23.7 billion budget come from this year? How has the new transportation funding package affected state revenue? Is Georgia finally funding K-12 education at the level called for in its own formula? GBPI’s “Georgia Budget Primer
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) is pleased to present its Georgia Budget Primer 2014, a guide to understanding the state’s revenue collections and its spending plan. The publication contains basics to help a novice digest the budget’s complexities.