Tag: Claire Suggs

Overview: 2019 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2019 provides nearly $9.8 billion to educate Georgia’s 1.7 million public school students, a boost of nearly $353 million over current funding. Most of the increase goes to student enrollment growth, routine

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Report links poverty to school performance in Georgia

Some 70 percent of Georgia school district leaders say poverty is the most significant out-of-school issue that limits student learning, according to a recent report from the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. That’s a view shared by local school leaders. Read the

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