written by Alex Camardelle, Senior Policy Analyst and Jennifer Lee, Policy Analyst Overview A parent’s educational level can be a strong predictor of their child’s own educational success and economic outcomes. Parents with higher levels of education also have higher
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. Quality public education, when administered correctly, can improve economic outcomes for
Overview Dual Enrollment presents an opportunity to better prepare students for success in both high school and college. Soon most jobs will require some level of postsecondary education. Dual Enrollment prepares students for the transition between secondary and postsecondary education
On November 4, 2019, Gov. Brian Kemp and the Georgia Department of Community Health released two new health care proposals: draft applications for an 1115 Medicaid waiver and a 1332 state innovation waiver. The 1115 Medicaid waiver focuses on coverage
Georgia lawmakers must address the legacy of exclusion that students in the Black Belt region face.
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
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
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. The Affordable Care Act of 2010