Vibrant communities where everyone can achieve their potential
BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS
To ensure that every person no matter their race, past mistakes, or circumstances of their birth has access to a quality education, fulfilling work, and a healthy family life.
Arkansas creates educational opportunity. It’s time for Georgia to step up
Arkansas recently joined a growing list of states that have approved Education Scholarship Accounts, empowering parents to make the best decisions for their child’s unique educational needs.
Let’s transform parenting in Georgia! Recapping the Raising Highly Capable Kids kickoff event
Key Points Positive relationships impact the opportunities and potential future for every child. GCO is partnering with RezilientKids to bring the evidence-based program, Raising Highly Capable Kids to the Gwinnett area. GCO is recruiting partners who are willing to...
The Georgia Promise Scholarship Act (SB 233): Questions and Answers
Key Points Georgia Senators have passed a bill (Senate Bill 233) that would create Promise Scholarship Accounts. The bill is headed to the House for a vote. Funded by the state in the amount of $6,000 per student for each school year, Promise Scholarships would allow...
EXPANDING THE CONVERSATION
Georgia school voucher bill stays alive after heated Senate debate
A school voucher bill is one of many that survived Monday’s legislative deadline where pieces of legislation have to pass at least one chamber in order to stay alive for Georgia’ 2023 legislative session. After some intense debate on the Senate floor, Senate Bill 233...
Georgia Senate passes bill to create state-funded education savings accounts
The Georgia Senate passed legislation to create state-funded education savings accounts. Under Senate Bill 233, the Georgia Promise Scholarship Act, taxpayers would fund $6,000 per student per school year. Families could use the money to defray "qualified" education...
‘School choice’ legislation is sweeping the nation. Here are the states where it’s been introduced
This year, there has been a spate of bills introduced around the country that would expand school choice programs following Arizona’s passage of universal school choice last year. Last week, Georgia’s Senate Education Committee voted to pass education savings account...
SHAY LEARNED THAT WORK MEANT MORE THAN A JOB FOR HER AND HER SON. THROUGH OUR BETTER WORK PROGRAM, SHAY HAS FOUND MEANINGFUL WORK.
Strengthening Families Workshop at Lilburn Middle school
This workshop is open to all Lilburn Middle School and Lilburn Elementary families with students ages 10-14. The Strengthening Families workshops help parents & caregivers learn discipline and support skills for their children. The workshops also help youth to...
Jobs For Life
Jobs for Life classes teach students the skills needed to find and keep a good job. Classes are faith-based and teach students to approach work in a new way… with dignity and purpose.
Raising Highly Capable Kids Training
Open to participating partners | Partner training for launching Raising Highly Capable Kids in our community. For more information on becoming a partner visit foropportunity.org/rhck