Vouchers Overview Georgia legislators have debated educational vouchers since the 1950s. A school voucher is an amount of money provided by the state government to parents for use for private educational programs, such as tuition at private schools. There are
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Before 2017, the national uninsured rate for children declined for nearly 10 years; however, the share of uninsured children suddenly increased that year (the most recent year available). In Georgia, the number of children without health insurance increased by 21,000.
State lawmakers introduced several bills in the 2019 legislative session that could significantly alter the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) if passed in 2020. There are 390,000 current and former Georgia educators participating in the pension system as either
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
The Georgia Lottery is intended to support a more educated Georgia where everyone gets a good early start to their education and an affordable path to a college degree. Too many lottery dollars sit idle. The state averages more than
Governor Brian Kemp is pursuing legislation that would allow the state to submit two types of waivers aimed at improving health care. The term “waiver” refers to a state opting out of certain requirements set by the federal health agency
Food Stamp Work Requirements and Time Limits (ABAWDS) Who is subject to requirement? Regular Work Program Requirement Three-Month Time Limit All participants from ages 16 to 60, unless exempt. All participants from ages 18 to 50 without disabilities who