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A look back on the 2018 legislative session–and what it meant for Georgia public schools

In January, I announced the policy goals that GeorgiaCAN would champion during the 2018 legislative session with one priority in mind:  removing barriers to access for every Georgia child to attend a great school, regardless of their address. Our goals were to:

  • Support the funding of the charter facility grant program
  • Ensure charter public schools are equitably funded
  • Restore the AP exam subsidy for low-income students across all subjects
  • Move Georgia to a student-centric state education funding formula

How did we fare? With a year of big wins–including an historic budget agreement–for education!

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Meet our YouCAN advocates

Check out Georgia’s YouCAN advocates and the local projects they’re working on in communities across the peach state.