Attorneys representing Georgia’s three public HBCUs, Albany State, Fort Valley State and Savannah State universities, filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the schools have been woefully underfunded in recent decades.  The suit mainly revolves around Fort Valley State, a land-grant school, with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona penning a letter stating that Fort Valley would have received more than $600 million over the past 30 years if its per-student funding had been equal to UGA’s.  And legislators backing the suit, such as state Rep. Sandra Scott, D-Rex, say they’re eying the state’s multi-billion dollar surplus as a possible “fix.”  The messy suit has Georgia’s Board of Regents DRIFTING…

 

 

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