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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Moving HOPE Forward into the 21st Century

HOPE has made college more accessible and affordable for more almost two million college students since Georgia voters …

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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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Fast Facts on HOPE – 2020

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

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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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Fast Facts on Student Access Loans

    Student Access Loans (SAL), or Low-Interest Loans, are student loans funded by lottery dollars. The program …

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Keeping Pre-K Stable Helps Georgia Children and Parents

Key Takeaways Agency budget proposals for lottery-funded programs included no cuts to HOPE and $53 million in cuts …

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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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Commonsense Solutions Can Mitigate Unprecedented Cuts to Higher Education

Key Takeaways Pending budget cuts to the University System of Georgia have the potential to reverse years of …

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State Agency Approves New Dual Enrollment Caps, Grade-Level Restrictions and SAT/ACT Deadlines for HOPE

The Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) Board of Commissioners approved several policy changes to Dual Enrollment, HOPE and …

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Students Need to Be Secure to Be Successful

The coronavirus pandemic reveals the fragile financial situations of many Georgia college students. Many Georgia students struggle to …

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Federal Relief Not Enough to Meet College Students’ Financial Needs

Since publication of this blog post, the federal Department of Education allocated a second pot of relief dollars …

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How the Federal Relief Package Affects Higher Education

Congress passed a $2 trillion relief package that includes provisions covering health care, payments to American families and …

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