Using data from the state’s expenses for the existing tax credit voucher and comparing to population data, it’s clear that vouchers drain money from rural Georgia to benefit a few counties. Fulton County, for example, only has 10
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Key Takeaways Senate Bill 233 is conservatively projected to cost an additional $150 million upon full implementation This voucher would divert public funds from schools serving majority Black students and majority living in poverty State lawmakers concerned about Georgia’s children
The General Assembly is unlikely to change Georgia’s education funding formula this session, legislators have told Capitol Beat. A state Senate study committee chaired by Sen. Mike Dugan, R-Carrollton, met several times last fall to consider changes to the state’s
Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed budget of nearly $1.05 billion for the state’s lottery-funded programs adds money for needed enhancements to the Pre-Kindergarten program and financial aid for technical college students but falls short of meeting many families’ needs. The nearly
Highlights of the FY 2012 budgets for the Department of Education, Board of Regents, Technical College System of Georgia, and Pre-K and HOPE Scholarship programs. Download the PDF.