This fall, the Georgia Department of Education is set to release its new annual scores for individual schools and districts, known as the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI). Well-designed accountability systems can provide parents and policymakers with useful
Seventy percent of Georgia school district leaders say poverty is the most significant out-of-school issue that limits student learning. That key finding in a new Georgia Budget and Policy Institute survey reinforces an analysis of the grades issued to schools
A new poll by a group sympathetic to Gov. Nathan Deal’s educational overhaul finds that there is support among Georgia voters to spend more on education but that most want to see more efficiency and effectiveness first. Read more.
The funding overhaul under discussion by Gov. Nathan Deal’s education reform panel would shortchange metro Atlanta school districts by tens of millions of dollars. Read more.
Georgia legislators have imposed revenue reductions to the public education budget, called austerity cuts, for more than a decade, and 95 percent of the state’s cash-strapped school districts have increased class sizes to help make ends mee Read more.