Accessible Higher Education

Overview

Let’s put power in the hands of Georgians to transform their lives and the state through higher education. With smart, fiscally responsible policies Georgia can provide clear paths for our students to get to and through college. As they rise, their career opportunities and earnings will improve, powering richer contributions to our state’s economy and communities. Join GBPI in advocating for policies that improve higher education access and completion. Improving higher education outcomes is good for Georgians and good for Georgia.
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Georgia Education Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2023

This section is co-authored by K-12 Senior Policy Analyst Dr. Stephen Owens and Higher Education Senior Policy Analyst …

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Georgia Invests $255 Million More In FY 2023 Budget for College Affordability

Two of the biggest higher education investments and policy changes this year come through the Fiscal Year (FY) …

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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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Legislation Advances to Establish Need-Based Grant Supporting College Completion | Bill Analysis: House Bill 1435 (LC 50 0377S)

    House Bill 1435 outlines a needs-based completion grant for college students. It builds off the governor’s …

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Completion Grants Help Students Persist and Graduate

Access to postsecondary education can transform a student’s life. But sometimes, especially for the 42 percent of students …

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The Need for Need-Based Aid

Georgia is one of only two states that lack broad need-based financial aid. 75 percent of Georgians support …

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Higher Education Committee Hears Performance Audit of Student Access Loans

At the House Higher Education Committee meeting on February 2, the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts presented …

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for Lottery-Funded Programs

    Governor Brian Kemp’s proposed 2023 budget includes $1.4 billion for Georgia’s lottery-funded pre-Kindergarten and HOPE financial …

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Fact Sheet: Sports Betting

    Co-authored by Danny Kanso, Senior Policy Analyst for Budget & Taxes As of January 2022, 31 …

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4 Ways Georgia Lawmakers Can Make College More Affordable in 2022

In 2022, Georgia lawmakers can follow through on initiatives begun last year to invest in college affordability and …

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for Higher Education

    Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed 2023 budget allocates $3.1 billion for the Board of Regents and $439 …

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