Unemployment spiked nationwide during the COVID pandemic, and Georgia was no exception. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler, the man in charge of keeping tabs on and correcting those numbers, sat down with Georgia CEO recently to discuss the latest numbers, what they mean, and where the state is headed as we get back to normal.
For the second straight year, the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents has announced it will freeze tuition and fees for the next school year. All 26 of the state’s public colleges and universities will see tuition stay at the current level, with the board pointing to financial hardships resulting from the COVID pandemic as the reason for the freeze. Working to keep education affordable has been a goal for the USG, and being mindful of the economic stress facing many Georgians has students’ and parents’ ships RISING…
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