Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,
Florida moves ahead, Georgia stands still on civil asset forfeiture.
Registration is open for, “At the Inter$ection of Education and Aging,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at Cobb County’s Georgian Club, the event speaker is Dr. Matt Ladner, Senior Advisor for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Ladner will unveil his original research and analysis on the demographic challenges facing state education budgets, including Georgia’s, and strategies for substantially improving the academic quality of the state’s K-12 schools at a price taxpayers can afford. Dr. Matthew Ladner is the Senior Advisor … Continue Reading →
Join the Foundation January 27, 2016 at our event celebrating National School Choice Week!
All you need to know about student-based budgeting for Georgia.
The Affordable Care Act: Many can’t afford premiums.
What’s the environmental impact of wind energy?
What’s Georgia doing about broadband in schools?
Join the Foundation in Savannah July 29, find out about education and school choice in 2016!
Two new graphs on school systems’ revenue and spending. What school system spends the most per student?
What’s happening to millennials and American workers?
Guess who’s coming to raise Cain at the 5th Annual Georgia Legislative Policy Forum?
Georgians, by a wide margin, support tax credits and scholarships for private-school tuition.
Join us to celebrate Nobel Economics Prize winner Milton Friedman’s birthday in Macon on July 10!
The American Academy of Private Physicians estimates that there are now about 4,400 concierge physicians, 30 percent more than last year.
GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION EVENT March 31, 2014 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or firstname.lastname@example.org Foundation’s April 24 Event: ‘School Choice: Big Gains in The Big Easy’ Atlanta – What does leadership in school choice look like? New Orleans, La. What does leadership in school choice sound like? Matt Candler, chairman of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools and CEO of 4.0 Schools. Candler, an Atlanta native, is the keynote speaker at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Cobb County’s Georgian … Continue Reading →
It’s Friday! Events March 26: Join Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Kyle Wingfield and Eric Cochling, vice president of Policy Development at the Georgia Center for Opportunity, at the Foundation’s 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast, “Georgia Legislative Roundup.” The discussion at Cobb County’s Georgian Club will focus on the 2014 Georgia Legislative Session and the General Assembly’s business on tap for 2015. This event is open to the public and is $25 to attend: Find out more and register at www.georgiapolicy.org/?p=12276. Quotes of Note “[T]he first lesson to teach the poor man is … Continue Reading →
Health care coverage for the uninsured: Is Medicaid expansion the answer?
By Sherri Ackerman (January 20, 2014) In just four short years, National School Choice Week has mushroomed nationwide from 150 events in 2010 to 5,500 at last count this year, with much of the growth attributed to a positive message and a powerful way of delivering it. The Georgia Public Policy Foundation holds its annual School Choice Week celebration, a Leadership Breakfast, on Tuesday, January 28 at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. The event is open to the public; find out more at http://tinyurl.com/ovkzx7g. “We don’t want to tell anyone that one choice is better … Continue Reading →
“After the past few years of increased accountability, budget cuts, arguments and infighting, 2014 will be a different year for all of us … and I hope for the positive,” writes Peter DeWitt in Education Week. “In education there are some very large issues that we have to contend with, and they are not all about accountability and mandates.” His Top 10 Critical Issues are, “the barriers that get in the way, or the important elements that we need to focus on in order to move forward and offer better opportunities … Continue Reading →