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    • A Dream Deferred 

      Atfeh, Mouhannad; Duperrault, Julia; Wejsa, Shari
      Georgia’s undocumented immigrant youth face challenges that their counterparts in other states do not. Georgia is one of three states that legally bars its public university system from offering in-state tuition rates to ...
    • College Need-Based Aid Presents Opportunity to Propel More Low-Income Georgians to Middle Class 

      Lee, Jennifer (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2019-01-01)
      During the 2018 legislative session, the Georgia Legislature passed House Bill 787 with a provision authorizing the Georgia Student Finance Commission to create the state’s first broad need-based aid program for university ...
    • Georgia Higher Education Data Book 

      Lee, Jennifer (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2017-08-01)
      This guide is designed to provide a demographic snapshot of Georgia’s colleges at the outset of the 2017-2018 school year, with insight into the forces that shape Georgia’s approach to higher education policy. This booklet ...
    • Georgia’s Education Cuts a Growing Burden for Low-Income Students 

      Lee, Jennifer (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2017-09-01)
      Postsecondary education and training are key to long-term financial security, as more Georgia employers want to hire workers with college credentials. While higher education is growing more essential for jobs of the future, ...
    • Strengthen Georgia’s Workforce by Making College Affordable for All: Six Proposals to Build on HOPE’s Foundation 

      Lee, Jennifer (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2018-01-01)
      Making a college degree affordable for more Georgians is one of the best investments the state can make in its economy and workforce. Higher education can be a place of profound transformation, where a low-income student ...
    • Troubling Gaps in HOPE Point to Need-based Aid Solutions 

      Suggs, Claire (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2016-09-01)
      Completing a postsecondary program is more important than ever for a student’s future well-being and the state’s economic growth. But rising costs are combining with shrinking access to Georgia’s financial aid programs to ...