Thank you to Latin American Association & Center for Pan Asian Community Services for translation services Enrollment Georgia educates the eighth-highest number of ELs in the nation (FY 2017). 108,752 total students in ESOL in Georgia (FY 2019).
Category: Fact Sheets
Fact Sheet: Supporting Early Childhood Education Programs for Health and Well-Being of Georgia Children and Families
Early care and education (ECE) centers play an integral role in the health and well-being for many children and families in Georgia. The holistic approach ECE centers provide has a substantial, lasting and intergenerational impact on health and
As of August 1, 2020, the federal fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic includes two major legislative packages: the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). FFCRA funded free COVID-19 testing,
A Spanish-Language PDF is also available here. From now until Sept. 18, families of school children who receive free and reduced-priced lunch can apply to get Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). This week the Georgia Division of Family & Children
HOPE At-a-Glance provides a quick and simple reference of the state’s six lottery-funded HOPE programs. HOPE provides grants and scholarships to students pursuing technical certificates and diplomas and associate and bachelor’s degrees. This downloadable, one-page fact sheet includes state budget
Student Access Loans (SAL), or Low-Interest Loans, are student loans funded by lottery dollars. The program began in 2012. Before using SAL, student borrowers must first use all available federal, institutional and private scholarships and loans, as well
Georgia Can’t Afford Another Lost Decade: Options to Increase State Revenues to Close Budget Shortfalls
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia is facing an economic and fiscal crisis that threatens the state’s ability to fund critically needed programs and services. A state budget shortfall of $3 to $4 billion is projected in fiscal
Since publication of this blog post, the federal Department of Education allocated a second pot of relief dollars for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Minority Serving Institutions and other institutions with a substantial number of students with financial need. Download
Gap Between Black and white children The COVID-19 pandemic will have an outsized impact on Black Georgians, who are overrepresented in the low-wage workforce, so support for the safety net is critical for preventing the widening of racial disparities.
Unemployment insurance (UI) provides compensation to workers recently laid off due to no fault of their own. Georgia is expected to see unprecedented demand for UI during the coronavirus pandemic. Estimates show the economy will shed up to 608,000 jobs