According to a recent study by the Brookings Institute, in 1993 black graduates were pretty much as likely to be employed four years after receiving a degree as white graduates (90 percent versus 89 percent). However, in the 2008 cohort, black graduates’ employment rate drops to 72 percent, with white graduates at 83 percent. The… [Read More]
Casinos and the HOPE Scholarship. House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) reveals to WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer what it may take for Democrats to advance casino gaming in Georgia.
College tuition costs are skyrocketing across the country, especially here in Georgia, where recent cuts to the HOPE Scholarship have increased the financial burden for thousands of students. Last week, members of Congress, including Georgia’s U.S. Representative John Lewis, sponsored legislation that could offer free community college for 9 million Americans, saving students an estimated… [Read More]