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 »
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 »
FRC Report, Publication No. 271, Aug. 18, 2015, Carlianne Patrick This report looks at whether homebuyers are willing to pay a premium for access to charter schools in Georgia. The research looks at 13 charter schools with enrollment priority zones, and it finds that on average home sale prices are 7 to 13 percent higher in the… more »
CSLF Policy Brief , Publication No. 9, Feb. 10, 2015, Nicholas Warner The author outlines how declines in property values post-recession have greatly affected Georgia school districts, most especially those located in metro Atlanta.
CSLF Report, Publication No. 8, Jan. 27, 2015, Fred Brooks This report compares student loan borrowers in Georgia to those across the nation, and it finds that borrowers here have been more influenced by the Great Recession.