Tag Archives: School funding

Education reform panel finalizes recommendations

The commission recommends that local systems move to merit-based pay for teachers, would lock in reduced formula funding from the state . . .

Tags: education reform commission , Nathan Deal , QBE formula , School funding , teacher pay

School panel revises funding formula; would restore some austerity cuts

The Education Reform Commission revises the funding formula for public schools, will send its recommendations to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: education reform commission , Nathan Deal , School funding , teacher pay

Carter, Hunt differ with Deal on education

Jason Carter and Andrew Hunt present their ideas for changing Georgia’s public education system . . .

Tags: Andrew Hunt , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , public education , school choice , School funding

Senate approves FY ’15 budget

The state budget gets approval from the Senate, moves closer to final passage . . .

Tags: Georgia Senate , Jack Hill , Medicaid expansion , School funding , state budget , Vincent Fort

Deal signs education funding bills

Bills that tweak some of the funding and administrative regulations for local school systems are signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Mike Dudgeon , Nathan Deal , School funding , school regulations

Political Notes: Georgians for school tax increases?

State poll says 50 percent of Georgians would support a tax increase if it meant more funds for public schools . . .

Tags: joe martin , John Oxendine , karen handel , roy barnes , School funding , state income tax