HOPE has made college more accessible and affordable for more almost two million college students since Georgia voters approved the creation of the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarships and Grants more than 25 years ago. Georgia needs to develop and harness all
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The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute and the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Greater Atlanta will host its first College Affordability and Completion day at the state capitol on Monday, February 24, 2020, from 7:45 – 10 a.m. in the State
The University of Georgia is embarking on a campaign it calls Commit to Georgia. In part, the campaign raises money for need-based scholarships that help students from low-income backgrounds, featuring the slogan “blaze paths to futures that otherwise might be
Janai Raphael’s job as a college advisor at Maynard Jackson High School in Atlanta often means she plays the role of translator. “The terminology is a challenge. Pell grants, scholarships, subsidized loans, unsubsidized loans. I walk through what each type
As the 2018 General Assembly nears the closing gavel, Georgia lawmakers are trying to find a path to use public dollars to boost private schools, provide need-based aid for college students and impose rules that target immigrants in counterproductive ways.
Bill Analysis: Senate Bill 405 (LC 21 5954 S, AM 21 3929) Georgia needs more people with higher education to meet workforce needs. Georgia can better leverage its talent and its strong colleges and universities by knocking down financial barriers