Tag Archives: HOPE scholarship

Political Notes – Trump poised to sweep through Georgia?

Another poll shows Donald Trump with a strong lead over his opponents in the upcoming Georgia presidential primary . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , GOP primary , HOPE scholarship

Political Notes – More dark clouds on the horizon for HOPE?

The latest tuition increase in the University System means that a HOPE scholarship covers barely three-fourths of tuition costs . . .

Tags: Georgia legislative districts , gerrymandering , HOPE scholarship , tuition increases

Deal signs ‘dual credit’ bill for students

Gov. Nathan Deal signs bill that aims to motivate more high school students to take “dual credit” college-level courses . . .

Tags: dual credit courses , HOPE scholarship , Nathan Deal , Valerie Clark

Lottery chief decides to step down

Margaret DeFrancisco is leaving her post as CEO of the Georgia Lottery Corp., giving Gov. Nathan Deal another appointment to make . . .

Tags: Georgia Lottery , HOPE scholarship , Margaret DeFrancisco

Major cutbacks may be in store for HOPE

The HOPE scholarship program is operating in the red, as costs exceed the money available from the Georgia Lottery; significant cutbacks in benefits are on the way . . .

Tags: Amos Amerson , HOPE scholarship , Len Walker , Nan Orrock , Pat Gardner , Seth Harp , Tim Connell