Clayton County Public Schools is proud to share the following video provided by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute as it details the budget cuts to K-12 public school funding fiscal year 2021 proposed in the State of Georgia Budget.
Crises Demand Counselors: Pandemic Underscores Need for More School Counselors, Mental Health Professionals
Key Takeaways School closures triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic mean that students are not receiving the mental health support afforded to them when they are physically present at school. Many students now at home are exposed to increased trauma and
Recently, Gov. Kemp ordered the state’s public schools to close for the remainder of the academic year in response to increased infections of the coronavirus. School district leaders across the state quickly worked to find ways to provide educational services
Camden County Schools closed March 17, but it wasn’t until April 1 that substitute teacher Bern Johnson’s third-grade granddaughter got her hands on a laptop to do her schoolwork. […]Gov. Brian Kemp announced last week that Georgia’s public schools will
Bill Analysis: Senate Bill 386 (LC 49 0125) Established in 2007, the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) is a voucher that allows parents of students with disabilities to pay for private education programs using money previously allocated for public schooling.
Vouchers Overview Georgia legislators have debated educational vouchers since the 1950s. A school voucher is an amount of money provided by the state government to parents for use for private educational programs, such as tuition at private schools. There are
Governor Kemp’s budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2021 provides Georgia’s public schools $10.9 billion, a $272 million increase above current funding. The largest single addition provides funding for pay raises for teachers and some non-certified school personnel that make less than $40,000 per year. Costs tied to student enrollment growth make up
Bill Analysis: House Bill 444 (LC 49 0063S) Dual Enrollment acts as a crucial onramp to college for more than 50,000 Georgia students. As Dual Enrollment is set up in Georgia, the state pays colleges fixed amounts for tuition, mandatory