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National School Choice Week: Where’s The Money?

January 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am

schoolhouseDo you know how much Georgia taxpayers spend on public schools and how many people work at public schools?
Odds are your guess is wrong.

Find out just how wrong on Thursday, January 26 at, “Where’s the Money?” the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s first event of 2017. This 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast marking National School Choice Week is keynoted by education expert Dr. Ben Scafidi at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. 

Dr. Ben Scafidi, a Senior Fellow at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and EdChoice, (formerly known as the Friedman Foundation), is director of the Education Economics Center in the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University.

Previously, he was a professor of economics and director of the Economics of Education Policy Center at Georgia College & State University and director of education policy for the Georgia Community Foundation Inc., where his research focused on education and urban policy. He was chair of the Georgia Charter Schools Commission, education policy advisor to Gov. Sonny Perdue, on the staff of both of Gov. Roy Barnes’ Education Reform Study Commissions, and an expert witness for the state of Georgia in school funding litigation. The Cobb County resident received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia and his B.A. in economics from the University of Notre Dame.

This event is $30 to attend. 

 Difficulty registering? E-mail or call Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050.


January 26, 2017
8:00 am - 9:15 am