Those who keep up with the Fayette County Board of Education are well aware of the tens of millions of dollars in austerity cuts by the Georgia Department of Education in recent years.
But what about the state dollars — called QBE (Quality Basic Education) dollars — that help fund the local school system?
Over the past decade those dollars increased by 23.5 percent, while the overall General Fund budget increased by 46.7 percent. At the same time, student enrollment increased by 9.4 percent. Read More»