Deal comes up with money to fully fund Georgia k-12 schools next year

With Georgia’s economy continuing to grow, Gov. Nathan Deal increased his projection of how much tax money the state will take in next year, allowing lawmakers to fully fund the k-12 school funding formula after more than a decade of cutbacks. State House Appropriations Chairman Terry England, R-Auburn, made the announcement Tuesday as House and Senate negotiators agreed to a $26.2 billion budget for fiscal 2019, which begins July 1. Read the full article on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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