Higher Return: How Investing in Education Pays Off for Georgia - May 2009

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This statistical analysis by ARCHE, the Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education, shows the return on investment in education. The findings document that education is a smart investment for the state and its citizens. Specifically, the report shows how education at all levels benefits Georgians across a variety of measures: better job opportunities, higher salaries and greater likelihood of home ownership and avoiding poverty. Also, Georgia benefits with a more talented workforce, higher tax revenues, healthier residents and lower social service and prison spending.

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