Month: September 2020

Candidates Headed to Runoff, Legislative Leaders Talk About Public Education

It looks like we will have runoff elections in all four Mississippi House and Senate districts that held special elections last week to replace recently-retired legislators. The election results are still unofficial (they’ve not yet been certified), but all indications are that no candidate in any of the races garnered the 50%+ needed to win outright. The …

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Save the Dates: State Leaders Dish on Public Ed Hot Topics

Three state leaders who are among the most influential in the politics of public education will join us for REAL TALK about education’s hottest topics.  House Education Chair Richard Bennett, Senate Education Chair Dennis DeBar, and Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann are on tap (virtually) to give us a rundown of the 2020 Legislative Session and …

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Voters to Elect New Legislators in 4 Districts Tuesday

Voters in four Mississippi House and Senate districts will go to the polls next Tuesday, Sept. 22, to replace their recently-retired legislators in special elections. We need your help to spread the word about where the candidates stand on public education! We sent special election candidates our Candidate Q&A questionnaire, asking their positions on issues like …

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