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.
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: This session lawmakers have considered House Bill 60, House Bill 142 and Senate Bill 47, three …

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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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Georgia Education Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2021

Georgia’s 2021 Education Budget Georgia lawmakers cut $1 billion from the state’s budget for the Department of Education. …

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GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act …

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of …

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Georgia at a Crossroads: Raising Revenues Sensibly or Forcing Schoolchildren to Pay for Years to Come

Key Takeaways: Due to COVID-19, Georgia revenues are lagging. State leaders must either raise new revenues or make …

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