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Filling the Gaping Hole in Public School Budgets

State funding for Georgia’s public schools went up $1.5 billion from fiscal year 2014 to 2017 and is set to go up $515 million...

Overview: 2018 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year boosts funding for Georgia’s 1.7 million public school students by $515 million over the...
School Districts Stuck with Higher Busing Costs in Proposed Formula

School Districts Stuck with Higher Busing Costs in Proposed Formula

Rural school districts and others with high student transportation costs stand to lose financially under the funding formula proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education...
Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Pulls Rug Out from Low-Income Students

Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Pulls Rug Out from Low-Income Students

More funding directed to economically-disadvantaged students helps them do better in school and in life. Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education Reform Commission recognized this and...
Commission’s Proposed K-12 Funding Formula Won’t Keep Pace with Future Costs

Commission’s K-12 Funding Formula Won’t Keep Pace with Costs

State funding for Georgia’s public school students won’t keep pace with routinely rising costs under the K-12 funding formula designed by Gov. Nathan Deal’s...