Post-Recession School District Property Tax Revenues in Georgia

Posted On December 15, 2015

CSLF Report, Publication No. 21, Dec. 15, 2015, Nicholas Warner Although median home values began growing in FY 2013, school districts have just begun feeling the positive effects: The statewide per student property tax digest increased by 1.6 percent in FY 2015. This growth comes after five consecutive years of declines. This brief provides an update to “The… more »

Financing Georgia’s Schools

Posted On October 20, 2015

CSLF Report, Publication No. 19, Oct. 20, 2015, Elton Davis and Isabel Ruthotto This report begins with a review of Georgia’s traditional K-12 public school system structure, including the legal framework, local system organization, and an overview of funding sources. Then, state, local and federal sources used to finance K-12 education are explained. Charter school funding is… more »