Dollar amount already cut from this years state budget: 3 billion
Estimated dollar amount still needed to be cut from the fiscal year 2010 state budget: 1.2 billion
Total amount of Gov. Perdues proposed 2011 budget, in dollars: 18.2 billion
Proposed savings, in dollars, from abolishing incentives for board-certified teachers: 7.2 million
Proposed savings, in dollars, from mandating teachers take three additional furlough days: 187 million
National ranking, out of 50, of Georgias public-school seniors according to SAT score: 45
Number of percentage points behind national average of Georgias SAT math scores: 22
Cost, in dollars, of proposed grant for construction of College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta: 10 million
Cost, in dollars, of earmarks for the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter horse park in Perry, Ga.: 9.1 million
Sources: Governors 2011 budget proposal, AJC, Macon Telegraph
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