Legislation proposes funding boost for Georgia state charter schools

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Legislation proposes funding boost for Georgia state charter schools

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AJC FILE -- Ivy Prep at Kirkwood is a state charter school. JASON GETZ / SPECIAL

New Georgia legislation would increase funding for state charter schools, which get less money per pupil than other public schools.

House Bill 787 by Rep. Scott Hilton, R-Peachtree Corners, will cost at least $15 million, according to one estimate given at a subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

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