Category: Policy Areas

Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.7 billion, a $493 million increase above current funding. This addition would end budget cuts to the Quality Basic Education (QBE) funding formula, the state’s

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Fact Sheet: Sports Betting

    Co-authored by Danny Kanso, Senior Policy Analyst for Budget & Taxes As of January 2022, 31 states and Washington D.C. authorize and tax sports gambling, with measures in four additional states pending. As more states legalize sports gambling,

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for Higher Education

    Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed 2023 budget allocates $3.1 billion for the Board of Regents and $439 million for the Technical College System of Georgia. University System of Georgia Funding for the Teaching portion of the university system’s operating

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Overview of Georgia’s 2023 Fiscal Year Budget

    Powered by unprecedented federal support to mitigate the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kemp’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget presents a sharp reversal from the deep budget cuts implemented during FY 2021-22. It includes an

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Resources on Need-Based Aid

Current Status: Georgia is one of only two states that does not operate a need-based financial aid program. “Need-based” financial aid targets dollars based on a measure of a student’s financial need. In 2018, the Georgia Legislature passed House Bill 787 with

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State of Education Funding (2022)

This report offers an assessment of the state of education funding in Georgia by analyzing how it compares to prior years and other states and exploring what areas are due for review or revision. In the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

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