Month: November 2020

Our Hope for a Better Tomorrow

As we cheer on the end of 2020, we are looking to the future with hope for a better tomorrow. A new year and a new, more education-friendly Legislature present a monumental opportunity to provide teachers and students the tools they need to close pandemic-induced gaps in learning and to move toward even higher levels …

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Reeves’ Budget Reveals Empty Campaign Promise to Teachers

Public school teachers will remember the emails from then-candidate Tate Reeves that landed in their school inboxes shortly before last November’s election, promising that teacher pay raises would follow if they would help elect him governor. This week, Gov. Reeves released his Executive Budget Recommendation for the coming fiscal year, and missing from it is …

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Year-round School Comments Due

Today is the deadline to submit public comments on year-round school. In an effort to learn more about a “balanced calendar” or year-round approach to school, the Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 9, in Room 216 of the Capitol. The committee will hear from Corinth School …

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Your support makes all the difference.

A new year and a new, more education-friendly Legislature present a monumental opportunity to provide teachers and students the tools they need to be successful – and an urgent need to get it right. Help us seize this moment for our children and our public schools. #GivingTuesday ….. Read more.