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Guide to the Issues: Education

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Education Options are Varied and Available

(8 days ago) The Education Secretary highlighted existing public options – vouchers, charter schools and education savings accounts – and proposed another mechanism: the ability for taxpayers to …

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Analyzing Education Spending

(4 days ago) State education funding as a percentage of total state spending has remained steady. Although the recession reduced total state revenues dramatically after 2008, K-12 education’s share of …

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A Review of Georgia’s Education Standards

(6 days ago) Vani L. Krishnamurthy is a native Georgian and currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania. She served as a summer intern at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, a …

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Education Information: Useful Data or Data Overload

(6 days ago) Recently, the Georgia Department of Education introduced Georgia Insights, an initiative “focused on improving the clarity and accessibility of district and school-level data through …

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Where Does Georgia Rank in K12 Education

(6 days ago) The state rankings are located along the bottom of the chart, with 1 being the best. Georgia’s rank is indicated with black squares and the arrows highlight the improvement from …

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10 Critical Issues Facing Education

(1 days ago) 10 Critical Issues Facing Education. “After the past few years of increased accountability, budget cuts, arguments and infighting, 2014 will be a different year for all of us … and I hope for the …

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Education Legislation vs. Status Quo

(1 days ago) Education Legislation vs. Status Quo. Kyle Wingfield. President and CEO. Georgia lawmakers once again are considering legislation to give more education options to …

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Higher Education

(5 days ago) The average amount of annual in-state tuition and fees at Georgia’s public four-year universities increased by 1.95% over the past five years. The national average during this time was 9.61%. …

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Education is Key to Redeeming Lives in Prison

(2 days ago) For example, a study from the RAND Corp. showed that a $1 investment in education yields $4 to $5 in public safety cost-savings. It also found that individuals who received education while …

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Education Options Offer Hope to Struggling Students

(7 days ago) The ever-present school-to-prison pipeline is riddled with such outcomes. Studies show a lack of education and criminal behavior often go hand-in-hand: Nearly 40% of incarcerated …

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Education Reform for the Digital Era

(2 days ago) By Eric Wearne. Eric Wearne, Senior Fellow, Georgia Public Policy Foundation. While many books, websites, and events exist to catalog new concepts in online education, the Thomas …

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Comparing Education Funding and Student Achievement among …

(Just Now) The states in Table 1 are listed in order of spending, but their academic achievement varies dramatically. Georgia ranks much higher than most would guess at 19, but Florida (#4) and …

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National Assessment Reveals Education Disparities in Georgia

(6 days ago) The National Assessment of Educational Progress, commonly called the NAEP, is a set of federally mandated tests that allow for comparisons of student achievement across …

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The Truth About Education Scholarship Accounts

(2 days ago) The Georgia Legislature is wrapping up the 2019 session and one item still being debated is a bill (HB 68) that would create an educational scholarship account program in Georgia. …

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Commentary: End the Education Numbers game: Let Funding …

(5 days ago) To support the policy goal of limiting the inequity in education funding due to property tax wealth differences at the local level, the state retains a portion of the state funds earned by each local …

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Education Reform Requires More Than Tweaks

(8 days ago) Importantly, the State Board of Education may dispense much-needed grants of $100,000 to help fund charter school facilities. School boards must make unused facilities available to charter …

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Education.com #1 Educational Site for Pre-K to 8th Grade

(Just Now) Education.com Kid Mode. With our Premium membership, kids can flow through our carefully sequenced games, songs, stories, and exercises in our Guided Lessons, helping them build …

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