Category: Reports

State of Education Funding in Georgia (2020)

Georgia’s public schools are funded through a law passed in 1985 called the Quality Basic Education Act, or QBE. This report offers an assessment of the state of education funding in Georgia by analyzing how it compares to prior years

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Effects of School Funding Cuts Continue to Linger

Education itself extends beyond the role of a society’s public good. It is not just morally right to ensure Georgians can access a quality education, it is economically beneficial.[1] Quality public education, when administered correctly, can improve economic outcomes for

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2019 Georgia Higher Education Data Book

This report provides a snapshot of differences in educational attainment throughout Georgia and earnings differences by education level, highlighting the role of higher education in economic mobility and outcomes. Higher education can help Georgia fill workforce gaps and empower Georgians

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Women-Powered Prosperity

This report outlines the economic status of women, the pervasiveness of gender bias in Georgia’s public policies and evidence-based solutions lawmakers can implement to eliminate structural roadblocks to economic opportunity for women.

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Opportunities for Georgia to Best Leverage Medicaid Waivers

Federal health care waivers allow states to “waive” or be exempt from certain federal health program requirements. States can try new approaches to managing health programs if they meet certain requirements for federal approval. Many Georgians face challenges when trying

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