Category: Learning the Basics
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
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.
On March 28, 2020, the Georgia Department of Community Health submitted four plans to the federal government allowing the state to make temporary changes to Medicaid and PeachCare in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This downloadable, one-page fact sheet
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