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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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2022 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2022. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.

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A Need-Based Financial Aid Program for Georgia

      Key Takeaways Georgia can raise educational achievement through a need-based grant for college students, which it currently lacks. Policymakers can structure the grant to target more dollars towards students with financial need, promote racial/ethnic equity and raise

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