Public pre-K would continue as a full day program under revisions the governor made Monday to his plan to prevent lottery funded education from going broke. Deal's original proposal made pre-kindergarten a half day program.
The Senate Higher Education Committee Friday approved an overhaul of the HOPE scholarship that will make cuts to the awards many Georgia college students receive.
The panel voted 5-2 along party lines, with Republicans supporting the measure, a top priority for Gov. Nathan Deal.