Month: April 2017

News on School Funding

Yesterday, Governor Bryant signed HB 1502, the school funding bill, an action which starts the clock ticking on teacher non-renewal notices. Districts must issue written notice by April 28 to any teacher whose contract will not be renewed for the 2017-2018 school year. You can see here how much state funding your district will receive next …

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High Growth Formula

A school district’s MAEP allocation is determined by multiplying the state’s portion of the base student cost by the district’s average daily attendance. The average daily attendance figures that are used are those from the fall semester preceding the legislative session in which the appropriation is decided. The high growth formula was established to address the fact that school districts …

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Your School District’s Funding

How much is the Mississippi Legislature willing to invest in your child’s education? Click here to see how much state funding your district will receive next year, how much it is underfunded, and how much it has been underfunded since 2008, the last time schools received the funding required by our state law, the Mississippi Adequate …

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