Tag: k-12 education

Bill Analysis: House Bill 999 (LC 49 0739)

  Key Takeaways House Bill 999 relies on a faulty measure to calculate the state’s allocations to public schools Georgia cannot afford to ignore the needs inside public schools in favor of exclusionary private schools State lawmakers concerned about Georgia’s

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Overview: 2023 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.7 billion, a $493 million increase above current funding. This addition would end budget cuts to the Quality Basic Education (QBE) funding formula, the state’s

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State of Education Funding (2022)

This report offers an assessment of the state of education funding in Georgia by analyzing how it compares to prior years and other states and exploring what areas are due for review or revision. In the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

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Testimony on Senate Bill 47

Dear Chairman Payne and Members of the Georgia Senate Committee on Education and Youth:  By way of introduction my name is Stephen Owens, and I’m a senior K-12 education policy analyst for the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. It is always my desire to give testimony in-person, but as

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Overview: 2022 Fiscal Year Budget for K-12 Education

    Gov. Kemp’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.2 billion, a $573 million increase above current funding. This addition would partially restore cuts from the FY 2021 budget, with the Quality Basic Education

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State of Education Funding (2021)

This report offers an assessment of the state of education funding in Georgia by analyzing how it compares to prior years and other states and exploring what areas are due for review or revision. In the FY 2021 budget Georgia

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