Educated Youth

Overview

An educated population is essential for creating jobs and making sure Georgia is a good place to raise a family and operate a business. Georgia can meet the challenge of ensuring that all kids graduate from high school prepared to compete for good jobs and ready to contribute to the state’s economic growth. It also means ensuring all qualified students affordable access to college.
Class backpack 2021 K-12 Education

School Vouchers: Myth vs. Fact

Debates around school funding and the best use of public dollars are rife with confusion. Discussion around school …

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Testimony on Senate Bill 47

Dear Chairman Payne and Members of the Georgia Senate Committee on Education and Youth:  By way of introduction my name is Stephen Owens, and …

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for Lottery-Funded Programs

    Co-authored by Jennifer Lee, Senior Policy Analyst and Stephen Owens, Ph.D, Senior Policy Analyst Gov. Brian …

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.2 billion, a …

Teacher and student Bill Analysis

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars at Stake for a Failed Policy | Bill Analysis: House Bill 60 (LC 49 0301)

    Update on Feb. 25, 2021: A new substitute for House Bill 60 (LC 49 0460S) lowers …

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Resources on School Vouchers

Current Status: Lawmakers have filed House Bill 60, House Bill 142 and Senate Bill 47, three bills that …

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State of Education Funding (2021)

This report offers an assessment of the state of education funding in Georgia by analyzing how it compares …

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To A Healthy, Prosperous New Year

Today marks the end of 2020, and I know we all are breathing a sigh of relief as …

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2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all …

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Fact Sheet: English for Speakers of Other Languages

    Thank you to Latin American Association & Center for Pan Asian Community Services for translation services …

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English Learners Deserve More: An Analysis of Georgia’s Education for Speakers of Other Languages

    Thank you to Latin American Association & Center for Pan Asian Community Services for translation services …

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Difficult Choices Made Worse by Budget Cuts: Results from GBPI’s 2020 School District Survey

    Each year, the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute sends a survey to every public school superintendent …

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