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Retirement in Georgia’s Public Schools

 Overview The state of Georgia maintains two pension systems for employees in public schools: the Teachers Retirement …

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Georgia Risks Losing Billions in Federal Funds for Public Schools

Without significant investment in the state’s public school system, the state of Georgia will violate a federal requirement …

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Georgia Can Leverage $4.9 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funds to Jumpstart Recovery

    Georgia will receive $4.9 billion in federal emergency relief and infrastructure funding as part of the …

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2021 Fast Facts on HOPE

  HOPE At-a-Glance provides a quick and simple reference of the state’s six lottery-funded HOPE programs. HOPE provides …

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A Brief History of HOPE

  This blog was co-authored by Allie Schneider, a Southern Education Foundation Policy Fellow. HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils …

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Keeping and Losing HOPE

HOPE scholarships financially support tens of thousands of Georgia college students each year. A first-of-its-kind study from Georgia State University’s Georgia Policy …

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Georgia Revenue Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Introduction Georgia plans to spend $27.3 billion in state money raised through taxes and fees for the 2022 …

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Georgia Budget Trends Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Budget Trends The $27.3 billion state budget signed into law by Gov. Kemp for FY 2022, which started …

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Georgia Criminal Legal Systems Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Georgia’s 2022 Department of Corrections Budget The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) budget for FY 2022 is $1.12 …

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Fostering Recovery and Prosperity: Guidelines for Georgia Agencies Receiving American Rescue Plan Funds

Under the American Rescue Plan, several state agencies are set to receive significant funding to help address the effects of the pandemic. …

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Georgia Human Services Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Georgia’s 2022 Human Services Budget The $817 million FY 2022 budget for the Department of Human Services (DHS) …

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Georgia Health Care Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Georgia’s 2022 Health Care Budget The Departments of Community Health, Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and Public Health …

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