Sen. Brown pushes HOPE limits, seeks family annual income cap of $150K (link to story on Macon.com)
By Carl Lewis
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010
Georgia’s Senate minority leader proposed one possible solution to the dwindling HOPE Scholarship fund Wednesday: Only give it to the students who need it the most.
Calling for a “return to the original intent” of the state lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship program, state Sen. Robert Brown, D-Macon, pushed for the family income cap to be reinstated for HOPE eligibility as a way to keep the program afloat and ensure it allows the most possible students to afford college. Continue reading