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.
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Sine Die 2022: Improvements to Health and Education Affordability Are Coming, But Risky Tax Legislation Passes, too

This year’s Legislative Session finished in a flurry of last-minute votes that extended late into the night on …

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Crossover Day 2022: Strong Health and Economic Legislation Cross Over, But Dangerous Tax Threat Remains

Yesterday, March 15, marked Crossover Day 2022, the day by which a bill generally must pass out of …

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Hundreds of Millions of Dollars at Stake for a Failed Policy | Bill Analysis House Bill 60 (LC 49 0793S)

  Note: This piece provides an update to a 2021 analysis of a previous version of the bill, …

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Bill Analysis: House Bill 999 (LC 49 0739)

  Key Takeaways House Bill 999 relies on a faulty measure to calculate the state’s allocations to public …

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.7 billion, a …

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State of Education Funding (2022)

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

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2022 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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Billions of Dollars Behind: District Facts Sheets Show Georgia Schools are Far from “Full Funding”

Over the last twenty years of public school funding in Georgia, the General Assembly has underfunded grants and …

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Districts Turn to Federal Money to Fill Holes Made by the State: Results from GBPI’s 2021 School District Survey

    This report was co-authored by Allie Schneider, Southern Education Foundation Policy Fellow Key Takeaways: 93 percent …

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New GBPI Poll Shows Georgians Want American Rescue Plan Dollars to Support Health, Economic Recovery, Education

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

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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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Updated: Georgia Risks Losing Billions in Federal Funds for Public Schools

UPDATE: On 8/6/21 the U.S. Department of Education released updated guidance on the calculation for Maintenance of Equity …

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