The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) recently reported that Georgia is ranked near the bottom among U.S. states when it came to investing in education after the Great Recession.
This is according to two new reports, including the Center for State and Local Finance’s new publication, “Georgia Ranking Among the States: Budget, Taxes and Other Indicators.”
Among highlights of CSLF’s publication, the AJC reported that the state spent $4,466 per pupil during the 2011-12 school year, below the 50-state average of $6,189. This put Georgia at No. 40 for state spending, less than any of its adjoining states except Florida.
For more details on the ranking, download the June 2015 report.