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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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Recap | Reimagining Revenue: Changing Georgia’s Tax Code Is Critical for Racial Equity

This year, GBPI hosted a fall policy forum, Reimagining Revenue: Changing Georgia’s Tax Code Is Critical for Racial …

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Immigrant-Inclusive Tax Credits Are More Important Than Ever

Key Takeaways The changes made to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) …

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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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Georgia Can Leverage $4.9 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funds to Jumpstart Recovery

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

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2021 Fast Facts on HOPE

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

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A Brief History of HOPE

  This blog was co-authored by Allie Schneider, a Southern Education Foundation Policy Fellow. HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils …

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Keeping and Losing HOPE

HOPE scholarships financially support tens of thousands of Georgia college students each year. A first-of-its-kind study from Georgia State University’s Georgia Policy …

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Georgia Revenue Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Introduction Georgia plans to spend $27.3 billion in state money raised through taxes and fees for the 2022 …

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Georgia Budget Trends Primer for State Fiscal Year 2022

Budget Trends The $27.3 billion state budget signed into law by Gov. Kemp for FY 2022, which started …

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