Georgia House Democrats cheered a rare win Wednesday night when efforts to expand Georgia’s school voucher program failed, dooming the project for 2023.
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Georgia Lawmakers’ School Voucher Push Stumbling to Finish with Little Time Left to Recover
The latest plan to expand school vouchers in Georgia was dealt a blow Thursday when the House failed to hold a vote after more than an hour and a half of debate.
GA Proposes Teacher Pay Hikes; Educators Say More Work Needed
Georgia’s Fiscal Year 2024 budget could bring a $2,000 salary boost for teachers, addressing the alarming educator shortage.
Online, Community Colleges Offer Flexibility for Non-Traditional Students
Some are finding non-traditional higher education is their lifeline to a future degree and career, but high school counselors don’t always encourage this route.
School Spending, Enhanced HOPE and Vouchers on Minds of Georgia Lawmakers in Session’s Final Days
Georgia students and families could see big changes to their public schools this year as lawmakers continue work on numerous education bills that pump more money into classrooms, sweeten the HOPE Scholarship and expand school vouchers.
Georgia’s Youth Want Equitable School Funding, Not Attacks On Our LGBTQ+ Friends | Opinion
I grew up in a trailer park. When my mom lost her car, we had to walk over an hour every week to the grocery store. When we couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill, my family and I had to live without electricity in the cold.
Young Legislative Helpers Return To Post-Pandemic Georgia Capitol
The Georgia House’s page program has long provided students as young as 12 the opportunity to interact with their state representatives and to see the legislative process firsthand.
Georgia’s Circa 1985 K-12 School Funding Formula Set for a Redo
Georgians who started kindergarten the year the state adopted its K-12 education funding formula are now in their forties, but the formula remains essentially unchanged.
New Federal Student Loan Repayment Plan Aimed at Low-Income Borrowers
The U.S. Department of Education unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would overhaul a federal student loan income-driven repayment plan, and, if implemented, could help millions of low-income borrowers.
Better Sleep for Kids Starts With Better Sleep for Parents – Especially After Holiday Disruptions to Routines
Regular, high-quality sleep habits help children consolidate memory and learn better.