Friday Facts: December 2, 2016

Check out the photos from the Foundation’s 25th anniversary celebration!

Friday Facts: October 7, 2016

It’s Friday! Hurricane Matthew State of emergency: As Hurricane Matthew approached the East Coast, Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in 13 Georgia coastal and rural counties. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the coastal counties of Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden. As you consider volunteering or contributing to relief efforts, be wary of scammers preying on your emotions and bank account. Vet requests carefully at charitynavigator.org and use reputable organizations.  Snooze you lose: A poll by the Insurance Information Institute shows that only 12 percent of … Continue Reading →

Friday Facts: September 30, 2016

Join our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: September 23, 2016

Save your seat by SUNDAY for the Early Bird Rate to our 25th Anniversary Celebration with John Stossel!

Friday Facts: September 16, 2016

Have you reserved your seat to hear John Stossel at our 25th?

Friday Facts: September 9, 2016

Transportation technology, economic opportunity and more.

Friday Facts: September 2, 2016

You’re invited to our 25th Anniversary Celebration!

Friday Facts: July 29, 2016

Regulation, transportation, criminal justice reform and more.

Friday Facts: July 8, 2016

A federal agency is requiring “voluntary payments.”

Friday Facts: July 1, 2016

We wish you a wonderful Independence Day weekend!

Friday Facts: June 17, 2016

Happy 25th birthday charter schools, 2017 health insurance costs, Medicare delays

The Politics of School Choice

You are invited to join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University at 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 6 for, “The Politics of School Choice,”  a Leadership Breakfast keynoted by Jay P. Greene, national education expert. The event will take place in Room 278 of the Burruss Building at Kennesaw State University in Cobb County. Parking is available in the visitors’ lot. Registration for this Leadership Breakfast is $20 and includes a Chick-fil-A breakfast. Register online here.   (Difficulty registering? E-mail benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org.) Media interested in attending must contact Benita Dodd at benitadodd@georgiapolicy.org or 404-256-4050. Jay P. Greene is Distinguished Professor and … Continue Reading →

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Friday Facts: June 3, 2016

Georgia schools graded, 10 years ago in our archives, license to kill jobs.

Friday Facts: May 27, 2016

Transit planning, toll lanes, school choice and more.

Friday Facts: May 13, 2016

Great news on the environment, ObamaCare’s woes, stadiums and taxpayers.

Friday Facts: April 29, 2016

Public transportation criminal justice reform and the health care disconnect.

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Friday Facts: April 8, 2016

Costly rail and municipal broadband, school choice successes,

At the Intersection of Education and Aging

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 →

March 10 Event: ‘At the Inter$ection of Education and Aging’

Baby Boomer Retirement, Student Enrollment Growth and the Future of Georgia Education.

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Marietta Daily Journal Covers National School Choice Week Event

Wednesday’s breakfast fell in the middle of “School Choice Week” in Georgia, during which more than 400 events are scheduled across the state in observance of it.