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State still implementing measures from education grant that ended last year

...she said. Before legislators make a sizeable funding commitment, they need more proof that it works, according to Ben Scafidi, an economics professor at Kennesaw State University and a frequent critic of public education. "As an economist...
Georgians support school choice, poll says

...Georgia voters' overwhelming approval of the 2012 referendum to establish a state charter school commission," said Ben Scafidi, director of university center that sponsored the survey. "More important, the results of this survey make it clear...
Fewer Georgia teachers quitting, agency says

...time and then returned to the profession or simply moved up into higher-paying administrative jobs, according to Ben Scafidi, who was commissioned by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement to conduct the study.Scafidi, an associate...
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Bill on school funds signed

...percent of its budget in the classroom, according to 2003 data. A study by Georgia State University economics professor Ben Scafidi, who has served as the governor's education adviser, said districts in Georgia that spent more than 65 percent of...
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...School cafeteria. Invited guests include state Senate Education Committee Chairman Joey Brush, R-Appling, and Dr. Ben Scafidi, education policy adviser for Gov. Sonny Perdue. Tom Bolvin, special assistant in the Office of Intergovernmental...
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