FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA (February 7, 2012) – The lottery funding model is broken. HOPE Program expenditures outpace lottery revenues and are expected to increase while lottery revenue growth is expected to flatten. The Georgia Student Finance Commission projects that
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The Georgia Lottery has provided more than $13 billion toward education programs in Georgia. The program has enabled more than 1.4 million students to pursue higher education through the Helping Outstanding Pupil’s Educationally (HOPE) Program and provided 1.1 million four-year-olds access
Policy Analyst Cedric Johnson is quoted by Kathryn Ingall of redandblack.com, an independent student newspaper serving the University of Georgia Community. Read article.
Amidst a tenuous economic recovery, Georgia remains far from its fiscal position prior to the economic downturn. The FY 2013 Budget Analysis: PK-12 Education discusses the governor’s FY 2013 budget recommendations for the Department of Education and Bright from the
The FY 2013 budgets for higher education provide modest spending increases compared to FY 2012. The budgets provide funding for enrollment growth within both the university and technical college systems; however, the University System’s Teaching program and the Technical College System’s
By 2020 an estimated 61 percent of all jobs in the state will require a career certificate or college degree; however, only 34 percent of adults in Georgia have an associate degree or higher. This creates a sizable skills gap
GBPI releases new report, Making a Case for Need-based Financial Aid in Georgia. Download Press Release