Op-ed: Legislature ‘24: Rethink education funding so all kids get equitable shot

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features GBPI Director of Education, Stephen Owens’, op-ed on how Georgia lawmakers can use the 2024 Legislative Session to reform the way Georgia funds its public schools, making them more equitable for all.

Dr. Owens sheds light on how changing a few things would make schools more efficient and fair for all students, especially those living in poverty. “It’s time for the state to reshape its approach to fairness by providing additional funding to educate kids in poverty and shore up its school bus programs.” He lists examples on how additional funding can be placed for maximum impact.

Read the Essay.

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