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Posted by Alan Essig Although revenue has increased 5.1 percent over the first 11 months of the current fiscal year, the revenue growth is inadequate to increase funds to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve (RSR) or fully fund the Education Mid-Year
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig discusses education budget cuts in school districts across the state with 11Alive News Reporter Donna Lowry. ATLANTA — The new normal in Georgia’s public schools is doing more with less. The budget cuts that metro
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlanta–Funding for Georgia’s schools and colleges are at the lowest levels in a decade according to two new education budget analyses released today by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI). Despite modest increases in funding for
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig is quoted on Baxter plant incentives issue and whether or not it is beneficial to the state. Read full article here.
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig is quoted on the necessity for transparency and accountability with regards to the University System of Georgia’s “public-private ventures” program and each college’s president having broad autonomy over their respective institution. Read the full article.
GBPI Executive Director Alan Essig discusses the findings from a recent report, The Impact of State Income Taxes on Low-Income Families in 2011, by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities with WABE Reporter Michelle Writh: “The report highlights the need for action. Georgia